The Madrid judge who is investigating We can, Juan Jose Escalonilla, concludes that there are no irregularities in the contracts of the ‘purple’ party with the Portuguese consultancy ADB Europa, as reported ‘eldiario.es‘.
The magistrate has canceled the proceedings who requested about four contracts with the consulting firm after he Court of Accounts has certified a real activity in the April campaign of last year.
In this way, Escalonilla considers that the Court of Accounts has accredited that there are no irregularities in said contracts and has decided to close that specific line of investigation, which began after the complaint of the former lawyer -fired- from the training José Manuel Calvente.
The judge notes that the court does not appreciate “any irregularity on expenses incurred by the United We Can political party based on the contracts signed with ABD Europa LDA, “with headquarters in Brazil.
Likewise, Escalonilla indicates that “it is only possible to conclude that there is no rational evidence to prove that said contracts provided by the complainant, dated February 25, March 19, April 12 and May 3, 2019, they are simulated contracts“.
Calvente filed a complaint with the Civil Guard in December 2019 against several party leaders, whom he accused of committing various crimes
Calvente filed a complaint with the Civil Guard in December 2019 against various leaders of the party of Pablo Iglesias, whom he accused of committing several crimes, as well as the irregular financing of the party, by which training has been charged Y part of the dome of it.
After Calvente’s declaration
The agents reported the facts to a Barcelona court which, due to jurisdiction, transferred the case to those of Castilla Square in Madrid.
Finally, this line of investigation fell into the Court of Instruction number 42, whose head, Juan José Escalonilla, ordered a series of proceedings prior to the opening of an investigation only for alleged embezzlement, including the summons of the complainant.
After listening to Calvente’s statements, the judge ordered a large battery of proceedings, among which was the order to the Police to check if several ABD Europa LDA workers identified in the contracts with Podemos had entered Spain between February 15 and April 12, 2019.