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Controversial former lobbyist Hochenegger on spiritual journey in Brazil

A former powerful lobbyist in Austria Peter Hochenegger now appears to be 'finding himself' on a spiritual journey whilst living in sunny Brazil.

Under the pseudonym 'Peter Engelbrecht' on Facebook, Hochenegger has published posts that read "Christ is in you" and "The Universe loves you", as well as writing elsewhere about a "spiritual journey into the innermost secret."

Hochenegger was involved in some of the biggest political scandals to hit Austria in the last decade - including the Buwog controversy and the Telekom corruption affair.

In 2013 he was also sentenced for two and a half years in prison for making false statements in front of the parliamentary investigating committee - although the judgement with regards to this case is not final yet.

The former lobbyist is also thought that have converted a disciple of Mahatma Gandhi in Brazil, surprised insiders have reported.

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