Portuguese government official quits amid scandal over visas for wealthy foreigners

November 16, 2014 7:00 PM

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LISBON, Portugal – Portugal's most senior official in charge of domestic security has resigned amid a corruption scandal.

Miguel Macedo, the government's minister for internal administration, announced Sunday he was quitting after last week's arrests of several senior officials overseen by his department, including the head of the country's immigration service.

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