Brazil Former Minister Palocci Arrested in Carwash Probe

Updated on
  • Palocci benefited Brazilian builder Odebrecht, police say
  • Ex-finance minister Mantega also briefly arrested last week

Brazilian police arrested Antonio Palocci Filho, who served as finance minister and chief of staff under former presidents Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva and Dilma Rousseff, as part of the so-called Carwash probe that has shaken the country’s business and political elite.

To continue reading this article you must be a Bloomberg Professional Service Subscriber.