March 4, 2021

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Justice recommends an FEI to the president of the Telecommunications Bureau | government

The Department of Justice reported that, today, a communication was sent to the members of the Panel of the Independent Special Prosecutor (PFEI) recommending the appointment of an FEI for the president of the Telecommunications Bureau (NET) and director of the Office of Administration and Transformation of Human Resources of the Government of Puerto Rico (OATRH), Sandra Torres López.

In addition, the former employee of the Communications Regulatory Board, Exel López Torres and the mother-in-law were included in the communication. from the former campaign manager of Ricardo Rosselló Nevares, Elías Sánchez-Katherine Erazo García.

The aforementioned arises after in October 2019, in the program Jay and his X-rays, López declared about a scheme in which he was forced to employees to sell $ 1,500 tickets for a fundraising activity by then Governor Rosselló Nevares.

Justice reported that communications were sent notifying I have given this recommendation to the plaintiff and to each of the defendants.

Justice explained that the communications or referrals from that agency to the PFEI are not a determination of the commission of a crime, nor an award of guilt by the persons identified in the communication. The Panel has complete independence of opinion as to whether or not it accepts the recommendation of the Secretary of Justice.

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