Peru's Lava Jato Case State Attorney Jorge Ramirez on Monday affirmed the statement given by Odebrecht representative Marcos de Queiroz Grillo supports the Public Ministry's theory which claims the
"(…) I cannot disclose the details, but it is clear that the contract was fictitious, and subsequently processed," the State Attorney told reporters following the audience.
Grillo has been identified as the representative of the Division of Structured Operations (also known as Box Two), meaning the construction company's bribery department.
However, Ramirez indicated the next step is to determine the origins and lawfulness of the money given to Garcia for the aforementioned lecture.
Likewise, Ramirez pointed out more interrogatories will take place to consolidate the evidence and theories concerning this case.
It should be noted Spinola was also scheduled to testify, but could not do so due to health problems.
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.