Brazil’s government convicted for data leak exposed by The Brazilian Report

Amanda Audi reports:

Federal government agencies were convicted for leaking data of
beneficiaries of Auxilio Brasil, a flagship federal aid program now
renamed as Bolsa Familia, to financial agencies offering payroll
deduction loans to low-income Brazilians.

Prior to elections last year, the administration of former President Jair
Bolsonaro launched a program allowing people enrolled in aid
programs to sign up for payroll deduction loans – a government push
to create feel-good factors around the economy.

Read more at The Brazilian Report.

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