Minister Edson Fachin approves awarded tipoff JBS

Fachin is the rapporteur of the operation Lava jet on STF.
18/05/2017 12h59 - Updated 18/05/2017 12h59
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Minister of the Supreme Court (STF), Edson Fachin, approved today (18) the plea bargaining brothers Joesley Batista and Wesley Batista, owners group JBS. The information was confirmed by a spokesperson of the Court. The denunciations remain confidential Justice.

Entrepreneurs signed the agreement with federal prosecutors (MPF) during Operation Lava Jato. Fachin is the rapporteur of the operation in the STF.

At the beginning of last night (17), O Globo published report, whereby, in recorded meeting, audio, by businessman Joesley Batista, President Michel Temer have suggested to keep paying allowance to former Speaker of the House, Eduardo Cunha, and the money changer Lúcio Funaro so that they be silent. Wedge is stuck in Curitiba.

According to the report, another recording made by Batista says the president of the PSDB, Senator Aécio Neves (MG), I would request US $ 2 million to entrepreneur. The money would have been given to a cousin of Aécio. The delivery was recorded on video by the Federal Police. The PF tracked the path of money and found that the amount was deposited in a senator's company Zezé Perrella (PMDB-MG).

This morning, PF served search warrants at the home and the Senator's office in Brasilia and address related to it in Rio de Janeiro. The sister of the parliamentary, Andrea Neves, He was arrested in Nova Lima, the metropolitan region of Belo Horizonte.

Agents also fulfilled warrants in the offices of Senator Zezé Perrella (PMDB-MG) and Mr Rocha Loures (PMDB-PR).


The Presidency issued a statement late on Wednesday (17) reporting that President Michel Temer “He never asked for payment for the silence of former Deputy Eduardo Cunha”, that is stuck in Curitiba, in Operation Lava Jato.

in a statement, the advice of Aécio Neves said the senator “It is absolutely quiet for correctness of all his acts. As regards the relationship with Mr. Joesley Batista, it was strictly personal, without any involvement with the public sector. Senator waits have access to all the information to provide all necessary explanations”.

Source: Agency Brazil

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