Legislator María Cordero Jon Tay, expelled from Fuerza Popular and investigated for the crime of concussion, not only cut the salary of her workers, but also demanded jewelry and coverage of all expenses during the week of representation in Tumbes, according to a new complaint spread this Sunday in Punto Final.
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The economist Rafael Cabrejos, who initially made the case public in an unknown manner, exposed a series of hitherto unknown audios and photographs, given the congresswoman’s refusal to respond to the summons from the Ethics Commission and the Public Ministry.
“His treatment at all times was humiliating and threatening, as can be heard in the audios, he always blackmailed me that if I didn’t do something he would fire me. He always demonstrated an aggressive and abusive attitude, the threat was that they were going to take me out of work and they were going to spread the word to all the members of Parliament so that they would not hire me,” he said.
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In April 2022, according to the report, the congresswoman went to a jewelry store on the Civic Center premises and forced its workers to buy her a piece of jewelry valued at more than a thousand soles. “She asked for gifts, she went to a jewelry store, she said: ‘I like that’ […] He forced us workers to pay it together,” Cabrejos said.
Likewise, he mentioned that the office’s employees had to pay for trips to the northern region: “We all paid her expenses so that she didn’t spend anything. The surplus, which had to be returned to Congress, she requested, ”she said.
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The Sunday newspaper also revealed a new audio where the legislator can be heard giving reprisals in case someone reported the illegal act: “You make a response, just one shout, you raise your voice, you leave immediately. You don’t do that, you continue, you finish until I finish, 4 more years. You behave badly, you go out the next day, so bite your tongue and you have 4 years in a row to work, ”she pointed out.