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Who is Sergio Moro, the judge making Brazil’s headlines?

6 April 2016 Last updated at 14:19 BST

An investigation into corruption and money laundering in Brazil - Operation Car Wash - began in 2014, but it was not until recently that the man in charge of the inquiry became a household name in the country.

Federal Judge Sergio Moro has attracted both praise and criticism for his recent actions, which have put some of Brazil's top political figures in the spotlight.

BBC Monitoring takes a closer look at Judge Moro.

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