After filtering chats between judicial magistrates, Buenos Aires government officials, media entrepreneurs and former members of the AFI, who sought to conceal a visit made to Joe Lewis’ ranch in Lago Escondido, Rio Negro Marcelo Hertzrichen Velasco’s lawyer Appeared again before the prosecutor. Office Federal de Bariloche to request the arrest of those involved and the impeachment of members of the judiciary. The motion is part of a case that investigates crimes of alleged breach of duty by a public official, admission of gifts and influence peddling, triggered by a complaint made weeks ago by the head of the Fundación de Abogados Complainants, the lawyer himself.
Through a letter submitted this Tuesday, Hertzrichen Velasco requests that he be considered “private accuser and plaintiff in process” because of a submission made “40 days ago” when the visit was received by English tycoon Joe Lewis . The Rio Negro is boss in the mountain range. “As a citizen of Rio Negro I feel personally hurt by the crimes that the above group has allegedly committed, as a lawyer and more precisely as the President of the Complainant Lawyers Foundation,” They said.
The attorney requested the arrest of Nicholas Van Ditmar, the administrator of the Joe Lewis farm; Noting the danger of “investigative obstruction”, Marcelo D’Alessandro, the security minister of the city of Buenos Aires, and communications expert Tomas Reinke, among others, are involved. In addition, it demanded the removal of judges Julian Ercolini, Carlos Alberto Mahis, Pablo Casiels and Pablo Yadarola and to search their offices, confiscate their cell phones and obtain bank statements for the past month. Other solutions. The “gift” to the judges is estimated to be between $5,000 and $10,000.
Hertzrikken Velasco denounced it in mid-October Magistrate, after page 12 Will publish the passenger list of the private flight to Lago Escondido. Case 17,869, “Ercolini and others s/o non-performance of duties of a public official and acceptance of gifts”, in charge of María Candida Etchepeire, was filed at the Federal Prosecutor’s Office in Bariloche, on which Buenos Aires Attorney General Juan Bautista Mahikes is thought to have “good instincts” to cooperate in closing the case, as can be seen from the leaked chats. In his presentation, Hertzrichen Velasco demanded of the prosecutor, “If you can’t, get off the case.”