A CD with 17,000 sheets of financial information. That is the documentation that the lawyers of Tamar Verduga, ex-wife of the businessman Tomislav Topic, delivered to the Office of the Money Laundering Prosecutor, in Quito, on the morning of this Monday, September 17, 2018.
The information was included in the file of course the Odebrecht case is derived. According to José Francisco Acosta and Jorge Luis Sánchez, Verduga’s attorneys, this documentation includes 289 sheets on the financial statements of the bank account of Jan Topic, son of Tomislav, and the Telconet account at the Merrill Lynch bank, in the United States.
The importance of the documentation is that, according to the lawyer, there is evidence that the company Glory, linked to Ricardo Rivera, uncle of former Vice President Jorge Glas, had transferred USD 16.1 million to the personal account of Jan Topic and this in turn, I send USD 13.8 million to Telconet.
“There you can see the route of the money, which circulates from Glory to Telconet, with the USD 13.8 that Telconet receives, it pays suppliers, natural persons, executives of the company, but the most interesting thing is that with the difference bought shares and bonds in financial markets, that is, economic return was obtained, “said Acosta.
The lawyers said the data was obtained from the divorce trial between Verduga and Topic, which is still in Miami. In Ecuador, Rivera is investigated for the case of money laundering, and also Topic entrepreneurs. Up to this moment, the Office of the Prosecutor requested a statement of charges exclusively against Rivera. The hearing will be held on Thursday. (I)