PF triggers 60th stage of Lava jet to investigate money laundering

Large sums were intended for political campaigns.
19/02/2019 08h45 - Updated 19/02/2019 16h19

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The 60th stage of the jet wash, called Operation Ad Infinitum, It broke out this morning (19) Federal Police (PF) to investigate a money laundering scheme involving large amounts of so-called Structured Finance Sector Odebrecht, through the actions of financial operators, between the years 2010 e 2011, The money was intended to “irrigate election campaigns and to make payment of bribes to public and politicians here in Brasi ", says the statement issued by PF.

Federal Police officers meet, from the early morning hours of Tuesday, two search warrants and a probation, at addresses in São Paulo, in São José do Rio Preto, in Guaruja and Ubatuba, in the state of Sao Paulo. The warrants were issued by the 13th Federal Court of Curitiba. The arrested suspect will be taken to the headquarters of the federal police in Sao Paulo and later forwarded to the Superintendent of Paraná, where you will be questioned.

"The prisoner is a known financial operator already indicted in other phases of Operation Lava Jet and suspected to have provided much of the funding for the company. It was also determined court order blocking financial assets investigated ". According to the PF, The investigations were based on the statements and contributions collected Odebrecht own employees and money changers investigated in previous phases of the operation.

These investigations allowed to raise, between the years 2010 e 2011, one of the investigated kept in the country approximately R $ 100 million in cash, "For which could, over this period, transfer to the Structured Finance Industry contractor, in order to allow this box to make election campaign financing and payment of bribes to public officials ".

According to PF, the operation name refers “the fact of the case seem to deal with one more repetition of the action mode of some members of the criminal organization, referring to a criminal cycle that never ends.”

Source: Agency Brazil

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