WhatsApp just can’t seem to catch a break in Brazil. The Facebook-owned messaging service made headlines in the country twice already this year. Now, a new court ruling has ordered that 19.5 million reais ($6.07 million) in Facebook funds be frozen after the social media giant has repeatedly failed to cooperate with Brazilian federal police in a drug-related case, Reuters reports. The police said the Facebook subsidiary has declined to turn over messages sent and received via WhatsApp by members implicated in an international cocaine smuggling investigation dating back to January. Without this information, proving the criminal involvement of the individuals captured in recent raids might be difficult…

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