Brazil: allegations against ex-leader to

Brazil: allegations against ex-leader to be probed
Associated Press

FILE - In this June 6, 2012 file photo, former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, right, sits on a bus that is part of a new transportation project in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Brazil's attorney general says he will investigate claims that former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva knew about a cash-for-votes scheme in Congress. Roberto Gurgel said Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012 he'll examine statements by businessman Marcos Valerio that Silva approved of the so-called monthly payout scheme and that he used cash from it while in office. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano, File)

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