Posted On 03 Jul 2017
Money laundering, illicit association, concussion and organized crime are the crimes investigated by the Office of the Prosecutor in the Odebrecht case. On December 22, 2016, the first preliminary investigation was opened.
Other investigations came later: one for concussion against Carlos Pólit, another for organized crime in the contracting of the Quito Subway and one more of which no details have been disclosed.
Money laundering and illicit association cases remain at the pre-trial stage.
To date, there are eleven defendants. Among them, former Minister of Electricity Alecksey M.; Ricardo Rivera, uncle of Vice President Jorge Glas; The manager of the company Diacelec S.A., Edgar A., and two former officials of Petroecuador. (I)