11/08/2016 11h00 - Updated 11/08/2016 16h23

Group performed fraud Social Security benefits is disjointed in Manaus

Foram cumpridos cinco mandados de busca e apreensão e dois de prisão.
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The Federal Police in Amazonas broke out early on Thursday (11), operation Festum fraudis, in order to dismantle an organized criminal group aimed at fraudulent granting of social security benefits in Manaus.

Total, They were met five search warrants and two temporary detention, shipped in disfavor servers an agency of Social Security in the capital. Others 7 People are being conducted for the Office of Federal Police in Amazonas, to provide information.

Investigations began in 2015, from complaints received by the Ombudsman for Social Security, which were forwarded to the Federal Police after prior analysis of the Strategic Research Advisory and Social Security Risk Management.

Investigations revealed a back scheme for granting illegal benefits, operated by recruiters and at least two servers of Social Security in Manaus, inseriam that false information in systems for release of benefits.

According to INSS calculations, near 260 procedures have been defrauded by the group, and damage to the Union with benefits paid irregularly exceed the amount of R $ 15 millions. With the dismantling of the group, the damage potentially avoided the public coffers is around R $ 18 millions.

The servers will be provisionally suspended from their duties and indicted together with the other involved the embezzlement of crimes against social security, inclusion of false data in information systems, corruption and criminal association. The added penalties can reach thirty years of prison.

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