Former Brazilian presidents charged in criminal syndicate case

Two former Brazilian presidents, Dilma Rousseff and Luiz Inácio "Lula" da Silva, have been officially charged in the bribery case concerning hundreds of millions of dollars and the country's oil company Petrobras.

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The two former Brazilian presidents, Dilma Rousseff and Luiz Inácio "Lula" da Silva, have been officially charged in a case that involves national oil company Petrobras.

According to the public prosecutor, the two former presidents were at the top of a criminal syndicate of political allies. The syndicate's purpose was to acquire bribes worth hundred of millions of dollars.

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