Not even the holidays stopped Toffoli from suspending Odebrecht payments

Not even the holidays stopped Toffoli from suspending Odebrecht payments
Not even the holidays stopped Toffoli from suspending Odebrecht payments
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By complying with the request of Novonor, formerly Odebrecht, and suspending payment of the fine determined in the leniency agreement signed with Lava Jato prosecutors, Minister Dias Toffoli, of the Federal Supreme Court (STF), interrupted the last day of the Court’s recess. to implement the decision.

Second The globethe minister’s office had 1,426 cases in its collection, but only this one received special attention.

The newspaper says: “In December, the STF’s office reported that Toffoli remained in activity ‘only for the adoption of measures or petitions related to a specific action’, which was precisely that of Vaza-Jato. In other words, the other more than a thousand cases in the minister’s office would not be prioritized until the Court’s regular activities resume.”

On Thursday, 1st, Toffoli released the 62-page decision, dated January 31st, which benefited the construction company involved in corruption cases.

When contacted by the newspaper, the STF minister did not explain why he prioritized Novonor’s action among the 1,426 cases he had in his office during the Judiciary recess.

“Friend of my father’s friend”

Businessman Marcelo Odebrecht, who headed Odebrecht, currently Novonor, when corruption practices came to light with Lava Jato, cited Minister Dias Toffoli, of the Federal Supreme Court (STF), in the agreement that Toffoli himself now voids.

As revealed Crusoethe magistrate was called by Marcelo, in internal emails, as “my father’s friend’s friend”in reference to the minister’s friendship with Lula, a friend of Emílio Odebrecht, Marcelo’s father.

In testimony, Marcelo Odebrecht stated that the contractor paid a lot to a law firm appointed by Toffoli himself, who at the time was the Union’s attorney general, to “intermediate” the relationship with him.

The contractor reported that it was common to send gifts to Toffoli and that, on at least two occasions, he personally met with him to discuss matters of interest to the company.

With Toffoli’s consent, Odebrecht used its lobbying machine in Congress to help approve the minister’s name to take over the Supreme Court seat in 2009.

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The article is in Portuguese

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