Agenda that has just arrived in the Federal District is the first after the decision of STF Minister Edson Fachin
The magistrate who will be responsible for the first case against the ex-president is defined Lula no federal District: it is about Ricardo Leite, substitute judge in the 10th federal court of the DF. Under his baton will be the criminal action related to donations from Odebrecht to Lula Institute. It is worth remembering that the magistrate has already acquitted Lula in one of the cases of Operation Car Wash. This occurred in 2018, when the PT was acquitted of trying to prevent the former director of Petrobras Nestor Cerveró sign a collaboration agreement with the MPF.
According to the complaint, the construction company transferred to the entity about R $ 4 million between 2013 and 2014. The investigation says that the amounts would be bribes. The process that has just come to justice in the Federal District is the first after the decision of the minister Edson Fachin, do STF, which annulled Lula’s convictions. The trial is scheduled for April 14. Judge Ricardo Leite is in charge of Operation Spoofing, which investigates hacker attacks that leaked dialogues from members of the Lava Jato.
On this case, yesterday the STF minister Ricardo Lewandowski sent to the Attorney General of the Republic, Augusto Aras, and for the general prosecutor of the Public Ministry, Elizeta dos Santos, the messages from prosecutors seized by the Federal Police in Operation Spoofing. According to the minister, the expertise has come to an end and now the appropriate measures must be taken within up to 30 days. Lewandowski also says that if something is found, it should be informed to the defenders of former President Lula.
* With information from reporter Fernando Martins