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Brazil's former president Michel temor was arrested Thursday as part of a sweeping anti corruption investigation known as car wash according to prosecutors the investigation which has rattled Brazil's political class is linked to the construction of a nuclear reactor and the prospect of other arrest a prominent politicians is threatening to delay a major debate over sweeping economic reforms in the countries temor who served as president from two thousand sixteen to two thousand eighteen was hit with corruption charges even during his time in office but those charges were blocked by allies in the lower house Congress the legislative body must authorize charges against a sitting president's temor has repeatedly denied any wrongdoing