Western is seeking to resolve a possible criminal scheme to sell judgments to judges and judges
The Federal Police (PF) launched Operation Faroeste on Tuesday morning (19) to eliminate a possible criminal scheme aimed at the sale of court decisions by judges and judges of the Bahia State Court (TJ-BA). In addition, the lawsuit also investigates active and passive corruption, money laundering, currency fraud, criminal organization and influence.
According to initial information from the federal police, more than 200 federal police officers were involved in the action, delivering four arrest warrants and 40 search and arrest warrants in the offices, forums, law firms, companies and houses of respondents in the cities of El Salvador, Barreiras, Formosa to Rio Preto and Santa Rita de Cássia, Bahia and Brasilia.
Also, according to the PF, it is also ordered that four judges and two judges be removed from their duties. The orders have been issued by the Supreme Court of Justice (STJ) and are intended to locate and adduce complementary evidence of crimes committed.
According to initial information received from MAIL, one of the arrest warrants in the Bahia capital is being served in the Rio Vermelho neighborhood.
Requested by MAIL, TJ-BA was not set up at the time of publication of this report.