22/09/2016 09h15 - Updated 22/09/2016 09h22

Mantega is stuck in the X-Files accused by Eike asking R $ 5 my for or PT

Mantega gave the hospital porter in accompanying wife surgery.
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Former Minister Guido Mantega was arrested temporarily on Thursday, 22, during Operation X-Files Federal Police, 34th phase of Operation Lava Jato. He was not at his residence, search and seizure of target, but not Albert Einstein Hospital, in Sao Paulo, which he accompanied the woman in surgery. According to PF, Mantega gave the hospital concierge.

The Attorney General's Office, Parana, reported that the businessman Eike Batista, former Chairman of the Board of Directors of OSX, testified to the Federal Public Ministry. According to the task force Operation Lava Jato, Eike Batista declared that, in 1 November 2012, He received request from a minister and then president of the Board of Directors of Petrobras, to make a payment of R $ 5 millions, the PT's interest.

Mantega is suspected of acting to raise fees for the PT in 2012 on two platforms contracts, P67 e P70.

The X-Files meets warrants in Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Minas Gerais, Rio Grande do Sul, Bahia and the Federal District. In Sao Paulo, there is 7 search and seizure warrants, one in Sorocaba, and two prison.

Police teams are meeting 49 court orders, and 33 search and seizure warrants, 08 temporary arrest warrants and 08 forceful warrants.

Approximately 180 federal police and 30 Tax auditors are complying with the court orders in cities in the states of São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Rio Grande do Sul, Minas Gerais, Bahia and the Federal District.

At this stage of the police operation are investigated facts related to hiring by companies of Petrobras for the construction of 02 platforms (P-67 e P70) for oil exploration in the pre-salt layer, the FSPO's calls (Floating Storage Offloanding).

Using expedients already revealed in the midst of Operation Lava Jato, fraud bidding process, corruption of public officials and resource transfers to agents and political parties responsible for indications of important positions in the state, companies have joined in a consortium for the construction contracts of the two platforms even though they possessed experience, structure or preparation for both.

During the investigations it was found that even, in the year of 2012, the former Minister of Finance would have worked directly with the command of one of the companies to negotiate the transfer of funds for payment of political party campaign debt situation. These values ​​have to target people already investigated in the operation and who worked in the marketing and advertising of the same party political campaigns.

practices are cleared, among other crimes, corruption, fraud in public tenders, criminal association and money laundering.

The name "X-Files" because the police investigation is a reference to one of the investigated business groups and whose brand placement and repetition of the "X" in the names of members of their corporate business conglomerate.

In cases of investigation for which coercive conduct warrants were issued, these are being taken to the headquarters of the Federal Police in their cities where they are located in order to provide the necessary clarifications. The investigation will be released after being heard in the interest of ongoing investigation.

As for the investigated decreed precautionary prison, as soon as they are located they will be brought to the Federal Police headquarters in Curitiba which remain available to the authorities responsible for investigating.

Mantega is already investigated by other operation of PF, a Zelotes, in which is suspected of having appointed an advisor for Revenue organ, in turn, It benefited the company which had received kickbacks. in May, He was driving target coercive.

Source: Estadão

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