After new ruling, Vale's account blockage reaches R$11 billion

The state prosecutor's request adds up to the R$5 billion that have been seized to repair environmental damages

A Minas Gerais court has ruled the seizure of an extra R$5 billion from Vale to guarantee aid to the victims of the Brumadinho tragedy. The request was made by the state prosecutor.

This is the third request to block the company's account. On Saturday (Jan 26), the state prosecutor requested another R$5 billion to repair environmental damages.

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