Interpol holds in Miami operators PMDB targets Lava Jato

Bruno and George are suspected PMDB operators in Petrobras. They were considered fugitives from Thursday (23).
24/02/2017 15h55 - Updated 24/02/2017 15h55
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Interpol arrested on Friday (24) em Miami, US us, the Jorge Light and Light Bruno operators, targets of the last phase of Operation Lava Jato.

Suspected PMDB operators in Petrobras, they were considered fugitives from Thursday (23).

The lawyer Gustavo Teixeira said that the two are not held, but only being questioned, and spontaneously return to Brazil, as they had promised.

Father and son, they are the target of a preventive arrest warrant. The two had traveled to the United States, where they have an apartment, We last months (Bruno, In August; and Jorge, in January) -For the PF, in order to "evade the application of criminal law".

The defense denies and says both are willing to cooperate with the investigation "of fruitful and profound way". In the past, Jorge Luz tried to winning tipoff when he began to be quoted in operation, but was unsuccessful.

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Jorge Luz, 73, engineer, It is considered by researchers as "operator of operators".

He started acting at Petrobras in the government's time of Jose Sarney (PMDB), in 1986, according to the former director of Petrobras Paulo Roberto Costa, that mentioned in his denunciation.

Its proximity to the state board was so great that he parked his car in spaces reserved for directors, second said the former senator Amaral Delcídio, also snitching.

Among the politicians who had relationship, They are Senator Renan Calheiros (PMDB-AL), Jader Barbalho (PMDB-PA) e Silas Rondeau, former Minister of Mines and Energy, said Delcídio.

Light was also cited by detractors as the operator Fernando Baiano, who is considered a kind of "patron", and Nestor Cervero, who appointed him as the creator of the political support of the PMDB to the International Petrobras board.

The lobbyist believed that the industry would be "a good lode" to raise funds for the election campaign of the party.

According to research, he operated in partnership with son, Bruno Luz.


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