Prosecutor General’s Office Opposes Flávio Bolsonaro’s Request to Halt Kickback Investigation

The Prosecutor General's Office (PGR) has addressed the Superior Court of Justice (STJ) against an appeal by Senator Flávio Bolsonaro to overturn the entire investigation into the practice a splitting scheme in his office in the Legislative Assembly of Rio de Janeiro (ALERJ), while he was a state deputy.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The PGR's opinion, signed by deputy prosecutor general Roberto Luís Opperman Thomé, was submitted to the Federal Superior Court (STJ) on Sunday, October 4th, and will be analyzed by the Fifth Panel of the Court.

Attorneys for President Jair Bolsonaro's eldest son petitioned the court to overturn all of Judge Flávio Itabaiana de Oliveira Nicolau's decisions from the 27th Criminal Court of Rio de Janeiro, in the context of the investigations, including the search and seizure warrants and the bank, tax and telephone secrecy breaches that affected Flávio and dozens . . .

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