Prosecutor asks Lula in prison and pay fines of R $ 87 millionsThe request was referred to the Federal Court of Curitiba and is part of the closing arguments of the process that clears the alleged payment of bribes by the OAS, involving triplex in Guaruja.
The Federal Public Ministry of Curitiba (MPF), responsible for investigations of Operation Lava Jet, asked yesterday (2) at night the judge Sérgio Moro condemnation of former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva and six other defendants for the crimes of active and passive corruption and money laundering. The MPF wants everyone to serve their sentences in a closed system and Live determine the seizure of R $ 87.624.971,26, corresponding to the amount of the fees that would have been paid in the contracts of the OAS with Petrobras.
The request was referred to the Federal Court of Curitiba and is part of the closing arguments of the process that clears the alleged payment of bribes by the OAS, involving a triplex apartment in Guaruja, São Paulo coast and, according to the MPF, would be given to Lula, in exchange for contracts that the contractor closed with Petrobras.
Of the total set by MPF, Lula would have received approximately R $ 3 millions, including the values of the triplex and the contract between the OAS and the carrier Granero, responsible for part of the acquis guard that the former president received upon leaving office.
They are also defendants in the case the former president of the OAS, Leo Pinheiro, company executives Agenor Franklin Medeiros, Paulo Gordilho, Fábio Yonamine and Roberto Ferreira, and President Lula Institute, Paul Okamotto. All are accused of money laundering and bribery. The former first lady Marisa Letícia had excluded the action name after his death, last February.
The MPF also said that Léo Pinheiro, Agenor Franklin and Paulo Gordilho must have the penalties reduced by half, “considering that in his interrogations not only confessed to have committed serious criminal acts…, as well as spontaneously chose to provide relevant explanations about the co-authors of responsibility and participants in crimes, and in order, still, who provided documentary evidence… who were not known to the authorities”.
As the proxies who made the request, defenses have to 20 June to contest the MPF arguments. After the presentation of the claims of all involved, the case back to Judge Sérgio Moro, that will define condemn or absolve the defendants.