The payment orders found for 58 million pesos were signed for services provided by the PGJ-CdMx that were never carried out; one of the companies had García Luna as part of the Board of Directors.
Mexico City, February 10 (However).- The Head of Government of Mexico City (CdMx), Claudia Sheinbaum Brown, reported that one will be made investigation Around a contract of the then Attorney General’s Office From Mexico City (PGJ-CdMx) with a linked company the former Secretary of Public Safety, Genaro Garcia Luna.
In a press conference, the capital’s president explained that during the previous Administration, approximately between 2016 and 2017, there were four payment orders from the PGJ-CdMx for almost 58 million pesos to companies and that, in one of them, it is directly linked to the security official during the administration of former President Felipe Calderón Hinojosa.
“There are four that we call CLC [Cuentas por Liquidar Certificada], that is, payment orders for the company Black Security Consulting Technology Reach Management; and the Board of Directors of this company is directly Genaro García Luna. The payment orders go from 2016 to the last one in 2017 with what was then the Mexico City Attorney General’s Office, the amount is almost 58 million pesos of the four payments, an 80-day contract, ”he explained. .
Given this, the Head of Government announced that she will delegate said information to the Financial Investigation Unit (FIU) so that they investigate in greater depth, this after the head of the agency, Pablo Gómez Álvarez, spoke at the presidential morning conference of this Thursday about García Luna’s network of corruption and money laundering.
“We are giving the information to the FIU because they spoke of a contract and there are actually three contracts, and there is some other contract that we are also investigating from the other companies that have been mentioned.”
Likewise, he elaborated on the fact that the reasons for payment mentioned in the documents refer to the provision of services such as comprehensive diagnosis, and the capacities of the Special Investigation Office in Anti-kidnapping Crime.
The CDMX contracts linked to García Luna are already being reviewed and will be sent to the FIU for analysis. pic.twitter.com/JusEhudeER
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On February 9, Pablo Gómez Álvarez, head of the FIU, denounced that Genaro García Luna “wove a network of corruption and money laundering for personal benefit and that of his close associates,” which operated with impunity for 20 years.
The official made this accusation during the morning press conference by President Andrés Manuel López Obradora space in which he presented relevant data on the civil trial that is taking place in the state of Florida, United States, against “García Luna and a series of people and companies that were part of the network of corruption headed by this guy.”
“During the time that Genaro García Luna held his position as Secretary of Public Security of the federal Government and after that, he wove a network of corruption and money laundering for personal benefit and that of his close associates,” he said from the Palacio Treasury Room. National.
According to Gómez Álvarez, “under the auspices of García Luna, a family business conglomerate that operates in different countries obtained 30 countries with various public security agencies in Mexico, from which public resources were extracted in the amount of 745.9 million dollars. Dollars”.
Despite the fact that the examination of other operations continues, he explained that “these benefits were transferred abroad through mechanisms aimed at hiding the trace through the use of tax havens and applied to the acquisition of goods, furniture and real estate, as well as other assets in North American territory, in the state of Florida”.
The also graduate in Economics reported that the current Government of Mexico, through the Financial Intelligence Unit and the Ministry of Finance and Public Credit (SHCP), “identified the corruption network of García Luna, its manner of operation, the amounts and the route followed by the resources”.
Consequently, he pointed out, “he included in the list of blocked persons those who participated in this conspiracy” and filed complaints with the Attorney General of the Republic (FGR) on December 24, 2019 “for acts related to crimes of corruption, organized crime and operations with resources of illicit origin, known as money laundering”.
“The Mexican Government filed a civil lawsuit on December 21, 2021 before the Court of the Eleventh Judicial Circuit of Florida County for the recovery of the assets acquired with the resources extracted from the Mexican treasury and located in that North American state with the intention of compensating the damage generated to the State of our country”, specified the person in charge of the FIU.