Brazilian former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva poses with his hands covered in oil in 2010 as he takes part in the launch of an oil platform owned by Petrobras, the state-run energy company now at the centre of a vast corruption scandal. Photo: EPA Brazilian former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva poses with his hands covered in oil in 2010 as he takes part in the launch of an oil platform owned by Petrobras, the state-run energy company now at the centre of a vast corruption scandal. Photo: EPA
Brazilian former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva poses with his hands covered in oil in 2010 as he takes part in the launch of an oil platform owned by Petrobras, the state-run energy company now at the centre of a vast corruption scandal. Photo: EPA

Brazil’s ex-president Lula charged with being ‘maximum commander’ of vast graft scheme

Brazilian former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva poses with his hands covered in oil in 2010 as he takes part in the launch of an oil platform owned by Petrobras, the state-run energy company now at the centre of a vast corruption scandal. Photo: EPA Brazilian former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva poses with his hands covered in oil in 2010 as he takes part in the launch of an oil platform owned by Petrobras, the state-run energy company now at the centre of a vast corruption scandal. Photo: EPA
Brazilian former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva poses with his hands covered in oil in 2010 as he takes part in the launch of an oil platform owned by Petrobras, the state-run energy company now at the centre of a vast corruption scandal. Photo: EPA
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