Federal Corruption Inquiry Triggers Protests in Brazil: VICE News Quick Hit

Demonstrations kick off across Sao Paulo following the detention and questioning of former Brazilian President Luiz InĂ¡cio Lula da Silva, better known as “Lula”. A sweeping federal investigation of corruption and money laundering at state oil company Petrobras has implicated a number of influential political and business figures. Federal officials accuse Lula of funding election campaigns using kickbacks and bribes pumped into inflated oil contracts.

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