24/08/2016 09h31 - Updated 24/08/2016 09h31

Janot says MPF known citation Toffoli in snitching and denies leak

magazine Veja last weekend released the term whistleblower who cites Dias Toffoli.
Photo: Fellipe Sampaio (STF/Divulgação)
Photo: Fellipe Sampaio (STF/Divulgação)

The Attorney General of the Republic, Rodrigo Janot, Chief Federal Prosecutor, denied today (23) that the agency's attorneys have received whistleblower quoting the minister of the Supreme Court Dias Toffoli. "I reaffirm that there were no negotiations or negotiations alleged collaboration with this contractor any reference, no attachments, no fact sent to prosecutors involving this high judicial authority ", Janot said during a session of the National Council of the Public Ministry.

"I can categorically state that this was not brought to the attention of prosecutors. This alleged attachment never joined in any dependency of the prosecution, therefore, leak is not about. Or is it a fact that the newspaper or media outlet has been pleased to publish or it is a fact that someone sold as true ", said Attorney General.

magazine of matter See the last weekend says the minister Dias Toffoli have been cited by the former president of the construction company OAS, Leo Pinheiro, during negotiations with the MPF for plea bargaining related to Operation Lava Jato. "This means of communication is said to have been an attachment, which is the name given to the written information of employees to prosecutors, involving a senior magistrate of the Republic and speculation come that there was leakage of this information ", said Janot.

The prosecutor described the information about the alleged agreement "larceny delacional" and "smokescreen" to press the MPF to accept the whistleblower. "In my humble opinion it is almost larceny delacional, that invents a fact, the fact that there are disclosed pressure to the prosecution agency to accept this or that way possible collaboration agreement ", He criticized.

After the publication, the Attorney General's Office (PGR) suspended trading for a possible winning tipoff agreement was made with Léo Pinheiro.

Janot emphasized that there are two groups working on Operation Lava-Jato, one in Curitiba and Brasilia, both interdisciplinary, involving MP, Federal police, intelligence agents and the Council for Financial Activities Control. "Can not we are and we are all in this conspiracy to evil, this contemptible conspiracy ", said.

For Attorney General, Brazil is divided into two sides and both are unhappy with the actions of the MPF. "So we are displeasing all sides. In my view, this is a positive sign, we walk well, because we are not pleasing to nowhere, because we have no flag, ideology, part. We have one side, We have the side of the investigation of the facts ". To defend itself from criticism, Janot reiterated that the "prosecution has thick leather".

Gilmar Mendes
Early, Minister of the Supreme Court Gilmar Mendes criticized the alleged leak of information about MPF Lava jet and said that prosecutors can not find the "O the Borogodó" because they have the attention of the press and need to wear "the sandals of humility".

Source: Agency Brazil

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