Treasurer of Brazil's Top Party Testifies in Corruption Case

April 9, 2015 7:42 PM

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The treasurer of Brazil's ruling Workers' Party Thursday told a congressional panel investigating the kickback-corruption scheme engulfing stated-owned oil company Petrobras that all the donations made to his party during last year's political campaign were perfectly legal.

Joao Vaccari, who has been charged with corruption and money laundering, told the committee that the donations received by the party were registered at, and approved by, the Supreme Electoral Court.

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