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Brazil charges church leaders with embezzling millions from poor

| September 13, 2011 | 0 Comments

Three leading members of one of Brazil's most powerful churches have been accused of laundering millions in church donations and using worshippers' money for personal gain. The charges, unveiled on Monday by São Paulo's public prosecutor, relate to 404m reals (£150m) allegedly obtained from mostly impoverished churchgoers by leaders at Brazil's Universal Church of the […]

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Brazilian Police Thwart Neo-Nazi Bombing of Synagogues

| May 22, 2009 | 0 Comments

(IsraelNN.com) Brazilian police have thwarted an attempt by neo-Nazis to bomb at least two synagogues in the southern Brazilian city of Porto Alegre. Police inspector Paulo Cesar Jardim said that a "major tragedy" was prevented. He said that the neo-Nazi group is comprised of about 50 well-organized dangerous criminals. A statement by the group said […]

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