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Brazilian billionaire arrested in Petrobas case

An internationally-known bank CEO and a prominent government politician was arrested Wednesday for his role in the corruption case against state-owned oil company Petrobas.

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The extensive corruption case against Brazilian oil company Petrobas is now being linked to the upper echelons of Brazil's social circles.

Renowned banker and billionaire André Estevez was arrested for his role in the scandal Wednesday, while a prominent member of the ruling party, Delcídio Amaral, has also been detained by police.

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