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Sérgio Fernando Moro is a Brazilian jurist, former federal judge and college professor who served as Minister of Justice and Public Security for the government of president Jair Bolsonaro, from 2019 to 2020. In 2015 he gained fame in Operation Car Wash, a high-profile scandal of corruption and bribery involving government officials and business executives.
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