Supreme majority form to condemn Nelson Meurer

Supreme majority form to condemn Nelson Meurer

Deputy is tried for crimes of corruption and money laundering at Petrobras.Meurer may be first politician convicted by STF in Lava Jato

STF majority forms to condemn Nelson MeurerLaycer Tomaz / House AgencyThe Second Class of the Supreme Court (STF) formed a majority on Tuesday afternoon to convict Federal Deputy Nelson Meurer (PP-PR) for crimes of corruption and money laundering on account of a diversion scheme at Petrobras .This is the first trial of a criminal action filed by Operation Lava Jato at the Supreme Court.Meurer's trial resumed this afternoon with the vote of Minister Dias Toffoli, who almost followed the votes of Minister Edson Fachin and Celso de Mello.Ministers Ricardo Lewandowski and Gilmar Mendes still need to vote.The PRG (Attorney General's Office) accuses Meurer of a series of irregularities, including receiving at least R $ 29.7 million, corresponding to 99 monthly transfers of R $ 300,000.00 from a corruption and laundering scheme. established in the Petrobras Supply Board.DonationToffoli, however, opened a partial disagreement with his colleagues, not seeing enough evi...


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