Lula becomes defendant for the third timeThe complaint accuses Lula for influence trafficking offenses, criminal organization, money laundering and accepting bribes in Operation Janus.
Former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva became defendant for the third time on Thursday. The federal judge Vallisney de Souza Oliveira accepted the complaint offered fully on Monday (10) PT against the influence of trafficking crimes, criminal organization, money laundering and accepting bribes in Operation Janus - investigating suspicious business in Angola with money from BNDES.
The PT's nephew Taiguara Rodrigues dos Santos, I had million-dollar contracts with Odebrecht in the African country, It was also denounced by criminal organization and money laundering. besides them, Marcelo Odebrecht, owner of the largest construction company in the country and arrested in Operation Lava-Jato, It was denounced by a criminal organization, money laundering and bribery. All have become defendants in the case.
In the scheme mapped by the Federal Police and the Federal Prosecutor, Lula acted as "true lobbyist for the Odebrecht construction company". Formally, the contractor hired the former president to give lectures in Latin America and Africa, where the company develops billionaires projects financed with money from BNDES.