Contractor Owner UTC, sentenced to eight years in prison in Lava Jato

The businessman Ricardo Pessoa was convicted for the crimes of corruption and of belonging to a criminal organization.
24/06/2016 15h33 - Updated 24/06/2016 15h33
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Federal Judge Sergio Moro sentenced today (24) businessman Ricardo Pessoa, one of the informers of Operation Lava Jato, to eight years and two months in prison for the crimes of corruption and of belonging to a criminal organization.

Despite the condemnation, Person does not comply with the penalty due to the benefits of the agreement. It already fulfills house arrest.

in the complaint, the task force of the Federal Prosecutor (MPF) reported that the contractor UTC, headed by Ricardo Pessoa, participated in a cartel in companies fraudavam bids and paid about R $ 38 million to former directors in contracts made with state.

in the sentence, Live highlighted the collaboration Person in investigations of Lava Jato.

“The effectiveness of the collaboration of Ricardo Ribeiro Pessoa is not discussed. Provided information and provided relevantíssimas evidence for the criminal justice system of a large criminal scheme. With regard to contractors leaders who provided cooperation, probably came from him, until now, the bulk of information. Although a significant portion of his statements still demande corroboration, there have been at least partial confirmation of the declared”, said Sergio Moro.


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