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PF investigates alleged fraud of R$2 million at the Tocantins Health Department

The Federal Police launched an operation this Thursday morning (22) to investigate possible crimes of active corruption, passive corruption, frustration of the competitive nature of bidding, embezzlement, criminal organization and money laundering possibly committed by businessmen, public agents and a political agent in Tocantins within the state Health Department.

The investigation investigates suspicions of collusion to rig bids in the Health Department's bidding process, direct contracts and divert public resources through potential overpricing of approximately R$2 million. Furthermore, the PF suspects that a public agent was hiding goods and valuables of illicit origin.

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This action is an offshoot of Operation Autoimmune, launched in August last year by the Federal Police, which had the cooperation of the supervisory activity of the Comptroller General of the Union (CGU).

The Federal Police points out the possible existence and activity of a criminal organization to the detriment of the Tocantins Health Department. The objective of this phase is to identify all people who participated in the alleged criminal actions, collect sufficient evidence to prove the facts and recover the misappropriated resources.

The suspects may be indicted and respond, to the extent of their responsibilities, for the crimes of active corruption, passive corruption, frustration of the competitive nature of bidding, embezzlement, criminal organization and money laundering, with combined penalties of up to 50 years in prison. , in addition to the loss of goods and values ​​sufficient to repair the damage resulting from the criminal offense.

Source: CNN Brasil

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