Medina’s ex-chief campaign strategist gets 4+ years house arrest
Mónica Moura, Joao Santana.
Sao Paulo (O Globo).- Federal Judge Sergio Moro, in charge of the proceedings of the Lava Jato scandal, on Monday convicted João Santana, former chief campaign strategist for president Danilo Medina, to 4 years and 6 months under house arrest, along with his wife Mónica Moura.
He also sentenced Marcelo Odebrecht to 12 years and 2 months, found guilty of corruption and money laundering as well as former minister Antonio Palocci, convicted on 19 counts of money laundering.
Moro sentenced João Vaccari to 4 years and 6 months),
Federal Prosecutors charged Palocci with another felony in Curitiba. The former minister is accused of managing bribe payments from Odebrecht to former president Luis Inazio Lula da Silva.