State unseals indictment in Brazilian planes scandal

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Santo Domingo.- The Justice Ministry began with the presentation of the accusation those charged with taking bribes for US$3.5 million paid by Brazilian plane maker Embraer, to supply eight Super Tucano airplanes. Yesterday the prosecutors began before the judges of the Third Collegiate Court of the National District who are hearing the trial of the former Minister of Defense, retired Major General Pedro Rafael Pena Antonio; the former director of special projects of the Dominican Air Force (FAD), Colonel Carlos Piccini Nunez, and businessman Daniel Aquino Hernandez, implicated in the corruption case. The defendants for committing the irregularity used the companies 4D Business Group, S. A. (today 4D Business Group, S.R.L.), as well as the company Magycorp, S. A. (today Magicorp, S.R.L), which are part of the file. The group […]