Lava Jato holds former alderman of the PT and sights contracts PlanningThe prisoner known as' Roman’ raised more than R $ 50 million in kickbacks.
Federal police broke out on Thursday the 18th phase of Operation Lava Jato, named Pixuleco II. Seventy agents meet eleven warrants in Brasilia, Porto Alegre and Sao Paulo, It is a temporary prison and ten of search and seizure. The prisoner is Alexandre Corrêa de Oliveira Romano, American former councilor (SP) by PT, between the years 2001 e 2004.
The Pixuleco II mira business a new operator, Romano, identified by the task force from information obtained in the previous operation, a Pixuleco. According to the Federal Police, he raised more than 50 million reais in kickbacks from payroll loans contracts with the Ministry of Planning. Payments of bribes to give through shell companies.
The previous phase of Lava Jato was responsible for bringing back the chain of Staff former minister José Dirceu and sentenced mensaleiro, appointed by federal prosecutors as one of those responsible for instituting the petrolão, when still occupied one of the leading positions in the Lula government.