The legal process will continue against eight defendants, among which are Jorge Chérrez, designated as the main person responsible for sending the money from the Police Social Security.
The State Attorney General’s Office sent the Judicial Unit, in Quito, the abstentive opinion in favor of the legal representative and subscriber of contracts of the company Rusticussi S. A.; and the former director of the National Police Social Security Institute (Isspol), Enrique Espinosa de los Monteros.
The decision was made within the fiscal instruction that is followed by the alleged crime of embezzlement by the alleged “Global Bond Repurchase Agreement 2024” between executives of Isspol and the company IBcorp Investments, and the operation carried out with the company Capital Ventura.
According to the prosecutor in charge of the case, Martín Navarrete, the operations with irregularities on the 2024 bonds would have been committed as of the year 2017, which is based on the extensions to the accounting expert report, which are part of this process; However, the management period of Espinosa de los Monteros was from September 2, 2013 to September 2, 2015.
While that the representative of the company Rusticussi S. A is up to date on payments, capital and returns with the entity. The Prosecutor’s Office reviewed the expert report of October 5, 2021 and the accounting records of Isspol,
In this case, the prosecutor Navarrete issued his accusatory opinion against the other eight defendants for their alleged participation in the crime of embezzlement. Those involved have precautionary measures: three of them with a preventive detention order, who would be out of the country. Among the defendants is Jorge Chérrez, identified as the main person responsible for the movement of money.
In this case, the negotiation of $ 216 million in operations carried out between the years 2017 and 2019 for the Global 2024 Bond repurchase agreement, between the directors of the National Police Social Security Institute (Isspol) with the bond offering company Capital Ventura and the companies Rusticussi and Provensa, subscribers of the contracts.
The date and time have not yet been set to support its mixed opinion before the competent authority. Meanwhile, next week has been summoned the former minister of Correismo, José Serrano, to render his free and voluntary version.