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Brazil prosecutors say ex-President Temer led 'criminal organization'

SAO PAULO, March 21 (Reuters) - Brazil prosecutors on Thursday alleged that detained former president Michel Temer was the leader of a “criminal organization” that diverted 1.8 billion reais ($471.62 million) in funds as part of a scheme related to the construction of a nuclear plant complex.

Temer was arrested on Thursday morning in Sao Paulo.

$1 = 3.8166 reais Reporting by Marcelo Rochabrun Editing by Tom Brown

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