Operation Leviathan clears payment of kickbacks in the construction of the Belo Monte Dam

Among the targets of the operation are the key players in a transfer scheme values ​​the son of a senator and a former senator.
16/02/2017 09h51 - Updated 16/02/2017 11h52
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The Federal Police (PF) triggered today (16) Operation Leviathan to serve six search warrants issued by the Minister of the Supreme Court, Edson Fachin, regarding the investigation launched from evidence obtained in Operation Lava Jet. Research runs secret of Justice.

Among the targets of the operation are the key players in a transfer scheme values ​​the son of a senator and a former senator. The research investigates the payment of bribes to two political parties, the percentage of 1% on the civil works of the Belo Monte Dam, by the companies of the construction consortium.

They are being executed search and seizure warrants in Rio de Janeiro (RJ), in Belem (PA) it's Brasilia (DF), in homes and work offices investigated. They will answer for corruption offenses, money laundering and criminal organization.

According to PF, the operation name refers to the work Leviathan. it, the political philosopher Thomas Hobbes said that "man is a wolf to man", comparing the state to an artificial human being created for their own defense and protection, because if he continued living in the State of Nature, guided only by instinct, not achieve social peace.

Source: Agency Brazil


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