House speaker charged with bribery in Brazil's Petrobras scandal

  • Another prominent Brazilian politician is facing corruption charges over the bribery scandal at energy giant Petrobras. 

  • Speaker of the lower house, Eduardo Cunha, denies the charges of corruption and money laundering. 

  • Fernando Collor de Mello, who was Brazil's president from 1990 to 1992, has also been charged by prosecutors investigating Petrobras but the exact nature of the charges against Mr. de Mello are not yet clear.