MPF asks for compensation over R $ 7 billion to defendants of Lava Jato


São Paulo - The Federal Prosecutor's Office in Curitiba filed an administrative misconduct lawsuit against former Petrobras directors Renato Duque and Paulo Roberto Costa on Saturday, former executive manager Pedro Barusco and former employee Celso Araripe De ?? Oliveira, Odebrecht SA and Construtora Norberto Odebrecht and against executives Marcelo Bahia Odebrecht, Marcio Faria da Silva, Rogério Araújo, Cesar Rocha and Paulo Sérgio Boghossian.

According to the Attorney General's Office, this is the sixth administrative misconduct action under Operation Lava Jato.

In the lawsuit filed, the Federal Public Ministry asks that the defendants be ordered to pay R $,40. This amount includes the reimbursement of R $ 520.592.127,60, equivalent to the total bribe paid under the contracts, the payment of a civil fine totaling R $ 1.561.776.382,80 and the payment of collective pain and suffering in an amount not less than R $ 5.205.921.276,00. In addition, defendants are asked to be prohibited from contracting with the government and from receiving tax benefits or incentives.

Source: UOL (12/03)

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