In Brazil, the President sued opposition businessman, co-owner of the holding J&F, Hoesli Batista. Previously, he publicly accused the President of corruption. In response, Michel Temer, who promised to punish the tycoon for daring slander and lies. In the press service of the presidential administration reported that the words of Batista harmed the reputation not only of Temer, but all of Brazil and its people, and therefore cash compensation will fit the crime.
The scandal erupted after an interview with the magazine Epoca Batista called the President a leader of the country’s largest gang. Besides, the businessman accused of Temer blackmail, extortion and corruption.