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    Luxury cars, painting seized in Ronaldinho Institute environmental case

    Nov 23, 2018
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    SAO PAULO — Prosecutors have seized three luxury cars and a painting in connection with an environmental case against the Ronaldinho Institute in the southern Brazilian city of Porto Alegre.

    The prosecutor's office of Rio Grande do Sul state said in a statement on Thursday (Friday, Manila time) that the assets belonged to former Brazil and Barcelona forward Ronaldinho's brother-agent Roberto de Assis.

    De Assis and the now-defunct Ronaldinho Institute have been targeted over an outstanding debt. Two BMWs and a Mercedes-Benz vehicle were seized.

    De Assis and the institute are alleged to have removed vegetation and drained the land in 2007 without an environmental license.

    Ronaldinho's brother-agent has not responded to a request for comment from The Associated Press.

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