PF summons former Bolsonaro minister to testify on jewelery this Thursday
Federal police this Wednesday (8) summoned former Minister of Mines and Energy Bento Albuquerque (pictured) and former adviser to the ministry Marcos Andre Soeiro to testify in an inquiry into the jewels given to Jair and Michelle Bolsonaro by the Saudi Arabian government..
Testimonies are scheduled for this Thursday (9), and the investigation was launched by the Director General of the PF, Andrey Rodríguez, at the request of the Minister of Justice, Flavio Dino.
In the letter to Rodriguez, Dino states that he is trying to get in with luxury items without a federal income tax return. “There can be crimes directed against state administration under the Criminal Code.” As we published earlier, Bolsonaro can be accused of three crimes: embezzlement, embezzlement and money laundering.
On Wednesday night, Jornal Nacional aired video footage from security cameras at Guarulhos airport when the jewelry was confiscated on October 26, 2021. They were discovered by revenue inspectors inside Soeiro’s backpack as the Albuquerque-led entourage returned home. Middle East.
Images and recordings show an aide trying to get the luxury items released, claiming they are for the president, while Albuquerque himself says the jewelry will be there. “There for the first lady [Michelle]».