Federal police operation triggers addiction, the 30th stage of Lava Jato

Near 50 federal police and ten servers Revenue comply 28 search and seizure warrants.
24/05/2016 07h02 - Updated 25/05/2016 07h36
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The Federal Police (PF) and the IRS broke out this morning the work of the 30th stage of Operation Lava Jato.

Operation Addiction has the participation of about 50 federal police and ten servers Revenue, which meet 28 search and seizure warrants, two probation and nine forceful in the states of Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo.

Investigations are related to corruption scheme and money laundering arising from contracts signed with Petrobras. “This is the assessment of various contracts and related amounts of transfers not due between contracting companies Petrobras, state officials and public and politicians”, says a statement issued by PF.

Three groups of companies are investigated for having used operators and fictitious contracts to provide services to pass, mainly, the Board Services and Engineering and Director of State Supply.

The investigation is being assigned, among others, crimes of corruption, criminal organization and money laundering.

The name of the operation is related to “systematic, repeated and seemingly dependent on corrupt practices by certain state officials and politicians who appear to act otherwise than through acts detrimental to the State. The term also refers to the idea that state sectors need to go through a process of detoxification corruptly hiring, This no action of its representatives”, the statement added.

In another procedure, They are being complied with warrants seeking the determination of undue payments to an executive of Petrobras' international area in signed contracts for the purchase of ships probes.

The prisoners and the material seized must be taken today to the PF in Curitiba.

More information will be given at a news conference, at 10 am, in the auditorium of the Superintendency of the Federal Police in Curitiba.

Source: Agency Brazil

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