In tipoff former Director of Odebrecht says Arhur received R $ 300 thousand in bribes during campaign

Arthur appears on a long list of politicians who have received campaign donations illegal.
10/12/2016 12h10 - Updated 11/12/2016 13h57

The director of institutional relations of the company, Claudio Melo Filho, in plea bargaining given to the Task Force Lava-jet operation revealed that the mayor of Manaus, Artur Neto, received R $ 300 thousand in the Odebrecht construction fees during the campaign for the Senate in 2010.

The full text of the Melo Filho tipoff content was revealed by the magazine Isto É and See, on issues circulating this weekend. Arthur appears on a long list of politicians who have received campaign donations illegal, as the current President Michel Temer, current ministers Eliseu Padilha and Moreira Franco, former mayor Eduardo Cunha and the current Senate President Renan Calheiros, among others.

According to the informer, donation to Arthur to run for re-election campaign to the Senate was justified because he “It would certainly be a parliamentary speech in Congress”. Melo Filho states that made this donation provided a messenger, “I was not close to this political agent”.

of tuition payments were made through legal donations and slush funds for lawmakers defend a series of provisional measures and bills in Congress that have obtained favorable to Odebrecht change by the criminal actions of federal deputies and senators, including Arthur.

Arthur was known as' Kimono’ – the Amazonian politician is red-band jujitsu, the greatest degree of martial art. The quote of the toucan appears on page 71 the whistleblower in item 4.18.



“Arthur Virgílio (AM) [“Kimono”], no amount of R $ 300.000,00 (three hundred thousand reais). Former leader of the PSDB, important political, current mayor of Manaus / AM, I knew, if elected - which did not happen - certainly it would be a parliamentary speech in Congress, justifying the payment to campaign contribution as a pretext, I attended as a messenger of Odebrecht, I had no close relationship with this political agent. The candidate was not elected”, said informer.

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