Minister Alexandre de Moraes, of the Federal Supreme Court (STF), authorized, this Thursday (17), the breach of banking and tax secrecy of Jair Bolsonaro (PL) and his wife, Michelle Bolsonaro, with the aim of identifying whether the money acquired from the sale of jewelry from the Presidency was passed on to the former president.
Moraes’ decision comes on the same day that Lieutenant Colonel Mauro Cid’s lawyer, Cezar Bittencourt, reported that his client will admit that he sold jewelry from the Presidency of the Republic at the behest of Bolsonaro and that he would have delivered the money to the former president in cash. money earned from sales.
Cid has been in custody since May 3, as part of the Federal Police’s “Lucas 12:2” operation, which investigates alleged embezzlement of jewelry and other luxury items into the former president’s private property. The value obtained from the illegal sale of official gifts may have exceeded R$ 1 million.
*With information from G1.
Editing: Rodrigo Chagas