Court Freezes São Paulo Governor’s Assets in Lawsuit Alleging City Hall Impropriety

The Prosecutor's Office (MP) indicted the governor for having benefited from the ''Asfalto Novo'' program when he was São Paulo city Mayor. The governor's defense says he does not agree with the freeze and will appeal the decision.

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - On Monday, October 19th, a São Paulo lower court froze R$29.4 million in São Paulo Governor João Doria's assets, under a lawsuit in which the politician is a defendant for suspicion of administrative impropriety when he was Mayor of the city of São Paulo. The decision was handed down by the 14th Public Treasury Court of the State of São Paulo.

Doria was charged with impropriety in 2018 by the Prosecutor's Office (MP) due to alleged irregular election propaganda through the City Hall's "Asfalto Novo" program . . .

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