Businessman Joesley Batista gives evidence to the Federal Police in Brasilia

The testimony is about fraud and irregularities provided by the National Bank for Economic and Social Development (BNDES) the group JBS.
21/06/2017 12h43 - Updated 21/06/2017 12h43
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The entrepreneur Joesley Batista, dono da JBS, gives evidence to the Federal Police (PF), in Brasilia, since early this morning (21). Joesley came to the Superintendent of the Federal Police at around 9 am, accompanied by lawyers. Information is the advice of the entrepreneur.

He gives evidence to the delegates of operation Bullish, erupted in May to investigate fraud and irregularities in the group contributions granted by the National Bank for Economic and Social Development (BNDES).

According to investigations by the Federal Police, in conjunction with the Federal Public Ministry of the Federal District (MPF-DF), was supposed favoritism to JBS, that operates in protein processing branch, and involved - considering all transactions - about R $ 8,1 billion. The contributions occurred between 2007 e 2011.

Joesley not testified when the operation was triggered, in 12 of May, because it was out of the country.

Source: Agency Brazil


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