João Paulo Cunha
In August 2012, whilst running the Brazilian municipal election in Osasco, Cunha was forced to pull out after he was convicted of corruption and money laundering. According to the accusation he received $24,000 (£15,000) from a businessman who was awarded a contract with Congress.
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