the president elect Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva appointed his lawyer, Cristiano Zanin Martinsas responsible for the report on international judicial cooperation and the national strategy to combat corruption and money laundering in the government transition team.
Zanin was Lula’s main defender in the process in which the PT supporter was sentenced to prison precisely for corruption and money laundering in the process involving a triplex in Guarujá, on the coast of São Paulo, which, according to Operation Lava-Jato, was bribes from the construction company OAS in exchange for benefits in contracts with the government – which Lula has always denied.
The PT’s attitude of nominating Zanin did not go unnoticed by the elected federal deputy Deltan Dallagnol (Podemos-PR), former attorney general and who was the coordinator of the Lava-Jato task force in Curitiba, responsible for the prosecution of Lula. 🇧🇷When the joke is ready ”, he published on his Instagram profile.
Years later, private conversations were revealed that showed illegal collaborations between Deltan, other prosecutors and the then judge of the case, Sergio Moro, senator elected by União Brasil in Paraná, which culminated in the annulment of Lula’s conviction.