Latest STF Decision may Overturn “Virtually all” Lava Jato Convictions, Says Task Force

The task force said the decision to overrule Bendine's conviction raises “immense concern”. For the prosecutors, the panel established a new rule, which is contained neither in the Code of Criminal Procedure (CPP) nor the law that regulate plea bargaining.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Tuesday, August 27th, the Lava Jato (Operation Car Wash) task force in Curitiba said that the STF decision overturning the sentence of former judge Sérgio Moro sets a precedent to overthrow “virtually all” the convictions handed down so far in the investigation, including the possibility of releasing several prisoners.

The case in question involves the condemnation of the former president of Petrobras and Banco do Brasil, Aldemir Bendine.

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