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Brazil's Lula probed for membership in criminal corruption ring

Brazil's Supreme Court on Thursday said ex-president Luiz Ignacio Lula da Silva will be probed for alleged membership in a crime ring that organized the mass looting of the state oil company Petrobras. Justice Teori Zavascki authorized the inclusion of Lula, who already faces other related corruption charges, in a probe of a group of politicians suspected of organizing an embezzlement ring at Petrobras.
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