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ARRESTED IN SPAIN BY PETROBRAS CASE

Civil Guard has arrested alleged financial brain, who is already in prison, in a network of corruption of the Brazilian oil company  Petrobras, at a centric hotel in Madrid.

 


Petrobras case is the further investigation in the history of Brazil and by which executives of the state oil company and from main construction companies in the country and so several politicians have been sentenced.

According to sources of investigation have indicated EFE, arrested addressed plot of commission payments for Brazilian politicians and entrepreneurs in exchange for adjudications of public work both in Brazil and abroad.

Directorate General of the Civil Guard informs that this is Taclan Duran, 43, and lawyer of the construction company Odebrecht. He is investigated by Brazilian authorities within the framework of Lavajato operation for alleged money laundering in the oil company Petrobras, diverting allegedly more than 14 million Euros to several political parties.

On April, he ran away from Brazil to United Stated and he arrived to Spain a few days ago coming from Miami. By virtue of an international arrest warrant, on Friday he was arrested in a luxury hotel of the capital before leaving again, because he has a ticket for Sunday.

Arrestee, who is charged with crimes of money laundering, bribery and criminal organization, has dual nationality, Spanish and Brazilian, and he has been arrested by team of Fugitives from Justice in the Central Operative Unit (UCO) from Civil Guard.

Lavajato operation

Started in 2014, Lavajato operation is the investigation with greatest importance in Brazil on money laundering and diversion of public funds from national oil company Petrobras to political parties and members of the Executive.

Last November 10, Brazilian Public Ministry informed about implementation of an operation to determine responsibility in the plot of Adir Assad and Rodrigo Tacla Duran, who acted as intermediaries in operations of exchange and stock exchange, and it is believed that they helped to legalize money that politicians and entrepreneurs got at the expenses of the state oil company.

AArrestee cannot be extradited to Brazil for being also Spanish nationality.


Madrid, November 22, 2016, EFE/Practica Español


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