Expanding web of scandal in Brazil threatens further upheaval

by Simon Romero

RIO DE JANEIRO — The charges are nothing less than sweeping: Prosecutors say that Eduardo Cunha, the speaker of Brazil’s lower house of Congress, took as much as $40 million in bribes for himself and his allies, plundering Petrobras, the government-controlled oil company, while laundering money through an evangelical megachurch.

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