19/08/2016 11h31 - Updated 19/08/2016 11h31

Teori releases complaint against Gleisi and Paul Bernardo for trial by the Supreme Court

If the complaint is received by ministers, the alleged pass the condition of defendants in the action.
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Minister of the Supreme Court (STF), Teori Zavascki, Rapporteur of Operation Lava Jato, released for the trial of the agenda of the Second Chamber of the Supreme Court the complaint lodged by the Attorney General of the Republic, Rodrigo Janot, in an investigation of Operation Lava Jato, against Senator Gleisi Hoffmann (PT-PR), her husband, former Minister of Communications, Paulo Bernardo. The release of the complaint to the agenda was recorded yesterday (18) the procedural progress of the Supreme Court.

In addition to the Senator and former- Minister, part of the complaint also entrepreneur Ernesto Rodrigues Kugler, which would be connected to the couple. The three were reported to the Supreme Court in May this year and are accused of accepting bribes and money laundering for allegedly receiving R $ 1 million for Gleisi campaign to the Senate in 2010. According informers Lava Jato, the value comes from Petrobras contract deviations.

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Senator and former minister were cited in prize money changer of vigilantism Alberto Youssef and former director of Petrobras, Paulo Roberto Costa. Already Ernesto Kugler was quoted by another informer, Antonio Carlos Pieruccini, that said, in testimony, that money was transported, in kind, Sao Paulo to Curitiba, in four trips and it would have been delivered by Kugler.

If the complaint is received by ministers, the alleged pass the condition of defendants in the action. A trial date has not yet been set. At the time the complaint was lodged to the Supreme Court, defending the senator and former minister said the document was "fragile" and deserved to be overthrown by the Supreme.

In July this year, the Attorney General's Office (PGR) He asked the Supreme urgency in the trial of the action. The demonstration that was sent to the Supreme, the prosecution says there is clear evidence of crimes. Already the defense of Senator claimed that the charges are "mere conjectures made in haste" in whistleblowing arrangements function award.

Source: Agency Brazil

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