Among the new ones mentioned by the prosecutor of the case “Arroz Verde” are Fabricio Correa, brother of the former president, and former Correista officers.
As part of the fiscal investigation investigating the alleged contributions of contractor companies to the Correa-Glas binomial campaign between 2013 and 2014, the prosecutor in the case, Ruth Amoroso, ordered more than a dozen appearances and proceedings.
The former secretary of the Administration, Vinicio Alvarado, is the first to appear to render a version without oath in this case called “Green Rice” and must do so today at 08:00. The legal representative of the company Telconet, Tomislav Tópic, was called for tomorrow, while Fabricio Correa, brother of the former president, Rafael Correa, was summoned for Thursday at 08:15 and two hours later Rolando Carrera (former PAIS Alliance counterpart) .
The ex-secretary of the party of the previous president, Galo Mora, who did not attend last Thursday, will have to present himself to the second call on June 3. In turn, Jimmy Salazar, husband of Pamela Martínez (former director of Rafael Correa), who did not appear on May 14, is summoned by the Prosecutor’s Office under the provisions of the law for Monday, May 27.
In addition, ex-ambassador Christian Viteri, James Judge and other former officials who worked in the Presidency of the Republic during the Correa regime are called.
The proceedings will be received in the office of the Prosecutor’s Office 1 of the Transparency and Anti-Corruption Unit, located at Av. Patria and 9 de Octubre, corner, 7th floor, Eteco II Building, in the north-center of Quito.
At the same time, the Office of the Prosecutor asked Banco del Pacífico for reports on the financial movements of Pamela Martínez, her husband Jimmy Salazar, her ex-husband Eduardo Lindao and her ex-patient Laura Terán, who is in prison along with Martínez. Yesterday, former Vice President Jorge Glas had to perform in the Latacunga prison, but the procedure was not carried out because, according to Eduardo Franco, lawyer of the former President, they were not notified in time.
Neither was the version that had to be delivered by teleconference from Belgium the exmandatario Rafael Correa, because he did not show up. In the case of “Arroz Verde”, the Office of the Prosecutor investigates the existence of an organization composed of public officials, national and transnational companies and legal entities in receipt of irregular contributions in cash and with crossing of invoices to suppliers. (I)
#TelediarioEC | El exministro Vinicio Alvarado y el hermano del expresidente @MashiRafael también fueron llamados a rendir versión en el denominado Caso Arroz Verde 502. @OM_Velasco con más detalles ▼ pic.twitter.com/krwINHYiZW— Telediario (@TelediarioEC) May 21, 2019