Federal Police investigation deepens Omar and Braga

The Comptroller General of the Federal Police received documents on the investigation process.
25/05/2018 17h09 - Updated 26/05/2018 15h07
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Documents about the research process that occurs during Operation 'Lava Jet' and involves the senators of Amazonas Omar Aziz (PSD) and Eduardo Braga (MDB), They arrived on Thursday, 24, the headquarters of the Magistrate General of the Federal Police. A possible scam receiving kickbacks in the construction of the Rio Negro Bridge, in Manaus will be investigated.

The process is based on award-winning tipoff Luiz Eduardo Soares da Rocha, former executive of Odebrecht Group, which revealed that there was a scheme to pay bribes in the amount of R $ 1 million to former governors of Amazonas.

According to the report, Eduardo Braga after the election for the office of Senator of the Republic, the payment requests started to be made by José Lopes, businessman allegedly linked to the then governor of Amazonas State, Omar Aziz.

Minister Alexandre de Moraes extended for 15 days the period of the research survey and asked to explain the PF which consisted of a "refusal" to testify of the investigated.

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