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List of arrest warrants prepared in Odebrecht case

According to El Nacional newspaper, a source has told them that the Attorney General’s Office has a created a list of individuals who could be issued arrest warrants in relation to the Odebrecht case. The warrants could be issued as soon as next week. Officials of the Brazilian company Odebrecht have admitted to having paid bribes to government officials and legislators in the country to facilitate being awarded lucrative government construction contracts.

The source said that the list is nearly ready and is being reviewed by prosecutors. Once finalized, the Attorney General’s office will issue the arrest warrants and begin judicial proceedings against individuals implicated in the scandal.

A second source said that the Attorney General Jean Alain Rodríguez met with President Danilo Medina on the night of Monday 22 May 2017 to update him on the results of the interview he carried out with Minister of Industry and Commerce Temistocles Montás, and the rest of the investigative process.

In total, 38 individuals have been questioned by the Attorney General’s Office in connection to the case, including Montás who originally said he had asked for the interview and then later admitted he had been formally summoned.

Others interviewed were Rubén Jiménez Bichara, Gonzalo Castillo, Horacio Mazara, Alejandro Montás, Olgo Fernández, Francisco Pagán, representing Odebrecht, Marcelo Hofke, businessman and lobbyist Ángel Rondón, Radhamés Segura, Freddy Pérez and the former director of the water compnay Inapa Roberto Rodríguez.

In addition the former director de Inapa, Mariano Germán, Alberto Holguín, Víctor Díaz Rúa, César Sánchez, Andrés Bautista, Jesús Vásquez, Alfredo Pacheco, Frank Rodríguez, Rafael Suero, Leonardo Guzmán, who is the son in law of the former Public Works minister Víctor Díaz Rúa, lawyer Conrad Pittaluga and president of the Senate Reinaldo Pared Pérez, among others.

Source: DR1, Elnacional

May 24, 2017

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