By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Second Panel of the Federal Supreme Court (STF) voted yesterday (Tuesday, June 19th) for the acquittal of Senator Gleisi Hoffmann (PT-PR) and her husband, the former Planning Minister Paulo Bernardo, for crimes of corruption and money laundering associated to the Lava Jato case.
Hoffman is senator from the PT (Workers Party) as well as the party’s president. The charges were that a criminal action transpired in which Hoffman was accused of receiving R$1 million for her Senate campaign in 2010.
According to the indictment, the value was . . .