Julio Plaza Rada, attorney of the Argentine businessman Gaston Duzac, left his client’s defense for failing to pay the fixed fees. Currently he said he expects his client to hire another professional to withdraw entirely from the case.
After the third call of the prosecution, Zoila Montalvo, former credit official of COFIEC gave her testimony, without an oath, in the case against Gaston Duzac regarding the $ 800,000 loan that the bank granted him.
The information provided yesterday by Montalvo remains in reserve as determined by the previous investigation. Meanwhile the information provided in the complaint made by Andres Paez (ID-CREO) and Clever Jimenez (Pachakutik) revealed that on June 24 a request was made, which included that the Argentine government assists for an international criminal procedure, whose purpose is not defined.
A few weeks ago the attorney general, Galo Chiriboga, announced that he will communicate with the defense of Duzac to make sure of his presence in the Embassy or Consulate of Ecuador in Argentina for his testimony.
The prosecutor’s decision also includes conducting several invetigations on documents signed by Insurance Rocafuerte, he also asked the 24th Civil Court of Pichincha for the certified copies of Cofiec executive trial against Duzac. The report of Leticia Morales set the debt on $ 811 602.34 which is the debt that Duzac has for a past-due irregular loan granted by COFIEC.