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Former Brazil Senator Sentenced to 19 Years in Petrobras Probe

A former Brazilian senator was sentenced Thursday to 19 years in prison for corruption, money laundering and obstruction of justice in the investigation of kickbacks at state-run oil company Petrobras. Gim Argello was arrested in April on evidence he took 7.35 million reais ($2.28 million) in bribes to ensure executives at major infrastructure companies would not be summoned by an investigative congressional committee in 2014. Argello, a senator for the federal district from 2007 to...

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