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Ally of Brazil’s Bolsonaro resigns after being caught ‘hiding cash in underwear and between buttocks’

A Brazilian lawmaker stepped down from his position representing President Jair Bolsonaro’s government in the senate after reports that police searching his house found cash in his underwear as part of an investigation into stolen Covid-19 funds.Federal police targeted Roraima state’s Senator Chico Rodrigues as part of a probe by the comptroller general’s office into the alleged misappropriation of 20 million reais (US$3.5 million), Brazil’s Communications Ministry said in a statement Thursday…

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