Candidates in Manaus denounce banks difficult opening campaign accounts

LWA said it will send the document to TRE-AM requesting urgent action.
16/08/2016 13h56 - Updated 17/08/2016 09h26
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The regional president of the National Labour Party (PTN), State Representative Abdala Fraxe, reported, today, that college will bring a lawsuit against the banks Bradesco, Itaú, Bank of Brazil, Federal and Santander Savings for being difficult to open an account of the candidates for alderman of the city of Manaus.

According to the President, financial institutions are making bizarre demands, minimum deposit, registration with notarized documentation, constraining candidates. "Candidates are pushed from one agency to another, a manager to another, with scheduling to take place in five days, on the grounds that they are internal rules of banks. Standards can not override the electoral law ", He stressed.

Fraxe explained that the bank account opening is a requirement of the electoral law for candidates to receive campaign donations. According to him, as the impediments of the banks are hurting candidates, the LWA will send a document to the Regional Electoral Court (THREE) requesting urgent action.

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