Henrique Valladares , for many years vice-president of Odebrecht and one of the main informers of the agreement that the builder brazilian signed with the Prosecutor's office to confess his corruption, was found dead in his residence in Rio de Janeiro.
The body of Valladares was found Tuesday night by family members in the apartment in which the exejecutivo lived in the affluent neighborhood of Leblon, in the south zone of Rio de Janeiro, and taken to the Legal Medical Institute, reported this Wednesday, the Civil Police of the state of Rio de Janeiro.
The autopsy not allowed to establish the reasons of death , by which his death was recorded as caused by "cause undetermined", before being handed over to their families, according to the Civil Police.
Valladares was one of the main between the close of the hundred of executives from Odebrecht, who accepted to collaborate with Justice , confess their crimes and point to his accomplices in exchange for reductions in their sentences and other benefits judicial.
The joint agreement to establish the responsibility of the one that was the largest construction company in Brazil in numerous corruption in Brazil and in several Latin american and african countries, among which Colombia, Peru, Venezuela and the Dominican Republic.
Among the disclosures made by Valladares in his confession, he emphasized the alleged payment of a donation poll illegal 50 million reais ($12.5 million) in offshore accounts to then-senator Aécio Neves, who was the candidate defeated by Dilma Rousseff in the second round of the presidential elections of 2014.
Equally accused the minister of Mines and Energy in the Government of Rousseff, Edison Lobao, to receive bribes in exchange for favouring the company in public contracts in the energy area.
The former vice president of Odebrecht said in his confession that Lobao took advantage of a courtesy visit he made to the hospital in which he was entered for " require a bribe in exchange for granting the company contracts for the construction of the hydroelectric plant of Belo Monte.
Also confessed that Odebrecht paid bribes to groups of indians to not indulge in protests against the construction of power plants in the Amazon and to trade unionists to refrain from demonstrations by alleged environmental reasonsUpdated Date: 20 September 2019, 08:00