$45 million dried food embezzlement trial

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The hearing for alleged embezzlement against former ministers Federico Suárez and Lucy Molinar, the former director of the National Assistance Program (PAN) Giacomo Tamburrelli, businessman Rubén De Ycaza and former official Angel Famiglietti in a contract of $44.9 million for the supply of dehydrated food began in the 15th Criminal Court on Monday, December 16.

The hearing began with the testimony of the experts of the Comptroller General responsible for preparing the audit report used by the prosecution to request the appeal to trial.

Anti-corruption prosecutor Adecio Mojica said the audit report of the contract between the PAN and Lerkshore International for  the supply of dehydrated food in 2010 revealed serious irregularities.




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