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The case against Lula: Brazilian icon faces corruption charges (part 2)


Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, the iconic labor leader who fought dictatorship before leading Brazil as it emerged as a world giant, now under formal investigation over alleged money laundering and a luxury apartment. This as part of a widening probe into corruption during the high-rolling years of state oil firm Petrobras. Last week, the president Dilma Rousseff herself was named for the first time by investigators, yet both denounce a witch-hunt. So how strong then is the prosecution's case?

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