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(COMBO) This combination of file pictures created on April 12, 2017 shows (L to R top) Brazil's Industry and Foreign Trade Minister Marcos Pereira; Brazil's Agriculture Minister Blairo Maggi; Brazil's Secretary of Government -then Secretary of Investment Partnership Program- Wellington Moreira Franco; Brazilian Foreign Minister Aloysio Nunes Ferreira; opposition leader Senator Aecio Neves; (L to R bottom) Brazil's Chief of Staff Eliseu Padilha; Minister of Science and Technology -then Sao Paulo Mayor- Gilberto Kassab; the president of the Brazilian Senate, Eunicio Oliveira; the president of Brazil's Lower House of Congress, Rodrigo Maia and the then Brazil's Planning Minister, Romero Juca, 10 of a list of almost 100 top politicians suspected of involvement in a massive embezzlement and bribery conspiracy that fleeced state oil company Petrobras and funneled dirty money into leading political parties' election war chests, after the Supreme Court ordered 108 graft investigations.

The so-called Car Wash investigation has been running for three years, but the latest wave of allegations -- which are not formal charges -- stem from recent testimony in plea deals by 77 executives at Odebrecht, the construction company at the heart of the scandal. / AFP PHOTO / STF        (Photo credit should read STF/AFP/Getty Images)
(COMBO) This combination of file pictures created on April 12, 2017 shows (L to R top) Brazil's Industry and Foreign Trade Minister Marcos Pereira; Brazil's Agriculture Minister Blairo Maggi; Brazil's Secretary of Government -then Secretary of Investment Partnership Program- Wellington Moreira Franco; Brazilian Foreign Minister Aloysio Nunes Ferreira; opposition leader Senator Aecio Neves; (L to R bottom) Brazil's Chief of Staff Eliseu Padilha; Minister of Science and Technology -then Sao Paulo Mayor- Gilberto Kassab; the president of the Brazilian Senate, Eunicio Oliveira; the president of Brazil's Lower House of Congress, Rodrigo Maia and the then Brazil's Planning Minister, Romero Juca, 10 of a list of almost 100 top politicians suspected of involvement in a massive embezzlement and bribery conspiracy that fleeced state oil company Petrobras and funneled dirty money into leading political parties' election war chests, after the Supreme Court ordered 108 graft investigations.

The so-called Car Wash investigation has been running for three years, but the latest wave of allegations -- which are not formal charges -- stem from recent testimony in plea deals by 77 executives at Odebrecht, the construction company at the heart of the scandal. / AFP PHOTO / STF        (Photo credit should read STF/AFP/Getty Images)

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