EN asks PGR investigate complaint against Globe for bribery in football

The illegality is related buying sporting events broadcast rights.
30/11/2017 15h28 - Updated 1/12/2017 16h56
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The Workers' Party said on its official website that decided to submit to the Attorney General's Office, Raquel Dodge, Criminal representation to determine the information that the Rede Globo crimes practiced for bribes in the purchase of international football tournaments broadcast rights. Para a PT, the initiation of the investigation will pedagogical effect to the station.

Accusation made by Argentine businessman, Alejandro Burazco, shows that, alongside other Latin American channels, the broadcaster would have paid $ 15 million in fees for the rights to broadcast the World Cup of 2026 e 2030.

According to the newspaper Folha de S.Paulo, Alejandro Burazco said in a statement that the TV Globo, side of the Mexican Televisa and sports marketing company that was director, To Tournaments and Competitions, They paid a combined $ 15 million in kickbacks to the former head of Argentine football, Julio Humberto Grondona.

Burzaco spoke of his encounter with Marcelo Campos Pinto, responsible for Globo for the purchase of broadcasting rights. According to the report, the money would have been deposited in a Swiss bank and no documentation in an exchange of emails between the manager and the chief administrative your company, Eladio Rodriguez, on the breakdown of payments to Brazilian top hats. The informer also detailed how established companies and false contracts to carry out their operations.

In a note sent to the Folha de São Paulo, "Grupo Globo vehemently states that does not practice or tolerate any payment of bribes" and "is fully at the disposal of the American authorities so that everything is clear" because "this is a matter of honor".


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