Brazil’s Meirelles faces renewed tax fraud allegations

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Henrique Meirelles, the governor of the Central Bank of Brazil, could face an investigation over tax fraud, it emerged on Thursday.

The country's attorney-general's office asked the Supreme Court last Friday to commission a probe into the whether Meirelles had committed tax fraud, according to a court spokeswoman. The document is sealed.

Meirelles, who has faced allegations of this nature in the past, appeared sanguine on the prospect of investigation in a statement released by the central bank

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