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Economist Paulo Guedes is considered a potential finance minister if Bolsonaro wins Brazil’s election
BRASÍLIA—Brazilian prosecutors said they are investigating the top economic adviser to leading presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro for an alleged investment fraud they say caused losses for state-controlled pension funds while yielding outsize personal gains.
Economist Paulo Guedes is considered a potential finance minister if Mr. Bolsonaro, who is running on an anticorruption platform, wins the Oct. 28 vote. Mr. Bolsonaro isn’t a target of the investigation.