following the second day of meetings in the European country, within the framework of the investigation on former Peruvian officials and construction company
The Inca nation's Public Ministry informed Prosecutors Rafael Vela
, Jose Domingo Perez, and Norma Mori participated in the audience.
Likewise, the prosecutors will interrogate Xavier Perez Gimenez who —according to the Prosecutor's Office— was an executive at Banca Privada D'Andorra in Uruguay involved in opening bank accounts for the Inca nation's ex-officials connected to the Lava Jato Case.
The trip was possible thanks to an accord signed with foreign authorities that enable activating international cooperation mechanisms.
An investigation by El Pais Spanish newspaper revealed —through Banca Privada d'Andorra documents— there is a deposit worth almost US$900,000 for Miguel Atala, who was an official at State-owned oil company PetroPeru during former President Alan Garcia
's second term in office (2006-2011).
Said deposit was allegedly made in 2007 from a firm linked to Odebrecht.
As is known, the Brazilian construction giant admitted to having paid millions in bribes to government officials in Peru, in order to secure public-works contracts.
As a result, Odebrecht benefited from over US$143 million between 2005 and 2014 in Peru, according to the U.S. Justice Department.
Former presidential candidate Keiko Fujimori
—currently under preventive detention— also allegedly received money from Odebrecht for her 2011 campaign.