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President Of Rio's 2016 Olympic Bid Is Charged With Corruption

Former Brazilian Olympic Committee President Carlos Nuzman is charged with helping to run a criminal organization. The evidence includes undeclared assets in the form of 16 gold bars.
Brazil's Olympic Committee chief, Carlos Arthur Nuzman (left) resigned from his post after being arrested on Oct. 5. He's seen here coming to the Brazilian Federal Police building in Rio de Janeiro for questioning on Sept. 5. / APU GOMES / Getty Images

Federal prosecutors in Brazil are charging former Brazilian Olympic Committee President Carlos Nuzman with helping to run a criminal organization and other crimes, in a scheme that paid for the votes that

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