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São Paulo's Carnival mob-starter identified

The man who started a mob during the revelation of São Paulo's Carnival competition results has been identified as Tiago Tadeu Ciro Faria, 29, a member of the board of directors of Império da Casa Verde samba school.

SÃO PAULO, Brazil — The man who started a mob during the revelation of São Paulo's Carnival competition results has been identified as Tiago Tadeu Ciro Faria, 29, reported Brazilian news site Bem Paraná.

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According to Brazilian news site Terra, Faria is a member of the board of directors of Império da Casa Verde samba school. He is being charged with suppressing documents and damaging public property, along with 20-year-old Gaviões da Fiel reveller Cauê Ferreira.

This isn't the first time Faria has had a run-in with the law, reported Terra. In 2001, he was charged with stealing from bank machines and forming a gang.

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