A former collaborator decided to break his silence, but through reprisals from legislator María Cordero Jon Tay and his entourage, he hid his identity. (Andean)
Congresswoman María Cordero Jon Tay (Popular Force) continues to lead new cases of alleged corruption. The Fujimorista chaired a special parliamentary commission, until Monday the 17th, which had two relatives of Brandon Paredes Calla as workers.
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The Congress Archive area technician is being investigated by the Public Ministry for his participation in the alleged crime of extortion along with the legislator. Both were accused by one of Cordero’s collaborators, according to a testimony given to the Punto Final program, of an irregular salary cut that ranged between 50% and 75%.
Those indicated are the daughter and sister-in-law of Paredes Calla, Yanira Paredes Coronel and Fanny Torres García, respectively. Both began their work within the Special Commission of the Puyango-Tumbes Binational Project, according to El Comercio, since August of last year.
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The working group’s objective is to monitor and propose improvements to the agreement between Peru and Ecuador to take advantage of the Puyango-Tumbes and Catamayo-Chira basins. Within this, Yanira Paredes has received S / 34,700 – for his work as a “technician” – between August 2022 and February of this year.
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The 34-year-old woman does not have university studies accredited by the National Superintendence of Higher University Education (Sunedu).
Meanwhile, the “assistant” Torres García, sister of the cohabitant and mother of the son of Braden Paredes —who works in the area of Administration of Parliament Buildings— has received S/17,500 between last August and February.
Cordero Jon Tay assured that he had to have a certain amount of money when Keiko Fujimori, leader of Fuerza Popular, visited Tumbes. Keiko Fujimori (Composition: Infobae/ANDINA)
The complaint against the parliamentarian also left various audios, attributed to the legislator by the “Punto Final” program, in which she seeks to justify a request for money from one of her workers.
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In one of the recordings, the congresswoman from Tumbes maintains that when Keiko Fujimori arrived in her region —during the latter’s presidential campaign in 2021— there should have been “S/ 30 thousand [o] S/ 50 thousand in the pocket”.
“What do you think? How much do you think the vans cost me?” Cordero Jon Tay is heard vociferating.
Due to these statements, the Lava Jato Special Team —of the Public Ministry— scheduled a hearing for this Friday, April 21, at eleven in the morning, to collect the defense of the congresswoman, according to El Comercio.
Currently, Fujimori Higuchi, leader of the Fuerza Popular political party, is being investigated for the alleged crime of money laundering for the contributions of her campaign two years ago.