Supreme begins judging complaint against Gleisi and Paul Bernardo in Lava Jato

The rapporteur of the complaint is the minister Teori Zavascki.
27/09/2016 14h41 - Updated 27/09/2016 14h41
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The Second Chamber of the Supreme Court (STF) She began judging just the complaint lodged by the Attorney General's Office (PGR) against Senator Gleisi Hoffmann (PT-PR) and your husband, former planning minister Paulo Bernardo.

The rapporteur of the complaint is the minister Teori Zavascki. The board is also formed by ministers Celso de Mello, Dias Toffoli, Ricardo Lewandowski and Gilmar Mendes.

in May, Gleisi and Paul Bernardo were denounced to the Supreme accused of having received R $ 1 million for the senator's campaign 2010.

According to informers testimonials in Operation Lava Jato, the value is from embezzled funds from Petrobras contracts. Both were cited in the denunciations of the money changer Alberto Youssef.

In a document submitted to the Supreme, the defense of the couple says the charges are "mere conjectures made in haste" in whistleblowing arrangements function award: "A required [Sen.] He never practiced any act that could be characterized as tort, especially in the midst of the election campaign to the Senate in the year 2010, in that all its campaign accounts were declared and fully approved by the Electoral Court.”

Source: Agency Brazil

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