Peru Expands Investigations Against Former President Alan García


The Public Ministry of Peru extended the investigations against former President Alan García for allegedly paying bribes from the Brazilian construction company Odebrecht for the construction of Line 1 of the Lima Metro.

“The Laundering Asset Attorney, José Domingo Pérez, said that the investigations will deepen the crimes of aggravated collusion and money laundering allegedly committed during his second government (2006-2011), Xinhua reported”, you can read in El Universal.

For the Peruvian authorities, Garcia’s government favored Odebrecht for the construction of Line 1 of the Lima Metro in exchange for the payment of some $8 million US dollars in bribes, which was charged by its deputy communications minister Jorge Cuba, currently a prisoner.

The judicial measure was made public after Pérez received the former president in his office on Thursday for an interrogation, the aforementioned media said.

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