Adult site entices scandal-tainted Brazil politicians


Brasília (AFP)

An adult social network in Brazil rolled out a discount Monday for the country's scandal-tainted politicians, encouraging them to "keep the orgy on our website."

"We are worried about politicians' morale and the direction the political scene is taking," said in a press release.

"So we are offering politicians who register on the site in the coming days a discount on the monthly full-access rate. The campaign is an invitation to lawmakers to keep the orgy on our website and stop screwing Congress."

Brazilians have been left shaking their heads by a multibillion-dollar corruption scandal at state oil company Petrobras, in which a Who's Who of political leaders are accused of taking part.

Powerful politicians charged in the scandal include two former presidents, the speaker of the lower house and the ruling party's former Senate leader and treasurer.

In all, 34 lawmakers are under investigation., which bills itself as "the largest sex-positive social network in the world," is offering all members of Congress a 70 percent discount, a spokeswoman told AFP.

"All they have to do is send us their registration number with the Supreme Electoral Tribunal," she said.

The site, launched in 2010, allows users to post sexy photos and videos online, as well as plan real-life encounters. It says it has five million users.