Brazil police raid homes of former president and two congressmen

JOE LEAHY, THE FINANCIAL TIMES – 7/15/2015 

Brazilian police raided the homes of former president and current Senator Fernando Collor and two other sitting congressmen on Tuesday in a sharp escalation of an investigation into corruption at state-owned oil company Petrobras.

Police drive away a Ferrari from the home of Fernando Collor, a former president and sitting senator

Police drive away a Ferrari from the home of Fernando Collor, a former president and sitting senator

As part of the operation, which sparked an angry rebuke from Mr Collor and Senate leader Renan Calheiros, police confiscated a Porsche, Lamborghini and Ferrari that local media pictured being removed from the former president’s house.

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