Sunday, 5 July 2020

Attorney General Seizes Government Computer In Investigating Influence Peddling

Ministro de la Presidencia, Carlos Benavides, talking to the press following the confiscation of his secretary's computer by the Attorney General.
Ministro de la Presidencia, Carlos Benavides, talking to the press following the confiscation of his secretary’s computer by the Attorney General.

Looking for evidence of alleged influence peddling, the Fiscalia (Attorney General office) confiscated on Wednesday the computer of the Ministro de la Presidencia, Carlos Ricardo Benavides’ secretary, from the offices of Casa Presidencial (Government House).

Th act was part of the investigation after it was known publicly that legislator Walter Céspedes asked Benavides to appoint two of nieces to the Ministerio de Eduación Pública (Ministry of Public Eduación.).

Fiscal General, (Attorney General) Jorge Chavarria explained that the computer will be analyzed because there is not printed copy of the correspondence between the two politicians.

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