Governing Party Treasurer Arrested in Brazil Kickback Case

April 15, 2015 2:04 PM

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Police have detained the treasurer of Brazil's governing Workers' Party in connection with a corruption scheme at oil giant Petrobras.

Joao Vaccari Neto and his sister-in-law were arrested at her home in Sao Paulo early Wednesday and are expected to be taken to the court in the southern city of Curitiba to testify.

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