Sister of Lava Jato Judge Nominated For Position in Rio State Government

The friendship between Governor Witzel and Judge Bretas is well known with the two sharing an airplane to attend Jair Bolsonaro’s inauguration ceremony in Brasilia on January 1st.

By Dorah Feliciano, Contributing Reporter

BRASILIA, BRAZIL – The Chief of Staff’s office of Rio de Janeiro governor, Wilson Witzel, has nominated the sister of one of the leading judges in the Lava Jato’s (CarWash) corruption scandal to the position of advisor of the Rio State Comptroller General (CGE), reports journalist Ruben Berta on his daily blog.

According to the CGE, Marcilene Cristina Bretas Santana, sister of Lava Jato judge, Marcelo Bretas, was appointed to the position after ‘submitting her resume to participate in a selective process which analyzed about 800 resumes’.

The friendship between Governor Witzel and Judge . . .

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