Presidio bangu 9 – 2017

presidio bangu 9



“O empresário Eike Batista acaba de ser encaminhado para o presídio de Bangu 9”, a frase mais surreal que ouvi nestes meus 40 anos de vida.

“The businessman Eike Batista has just been transferred to the prison of Bangu 9”, the phrase more surreal that I heard in these my 40 years of life.




In 2012, Eike Batista was Brazil’s richest man, worth $30 billion. As of today, he’s in one of its worst prisons




A business tycoon who was once Brazil’s richest man has turned himself in to police after landing in Rio de Janeiro on a flight from New York.
Listed in 2012 by Forbes Magazine as the world’s seventh-richest man, with an estimated fortune of $35bn
Listed in 2012 by Forbes Magazine as the world’s seventh-richest man, with an estimated fortune of $35bn
Police had issued an arrest warrant for Eike Batista on Thursday but did not find him at his Rio mansion.
He is accused of paying bribes to officials in Rio de Janeiro’s state government, which he denies.
Before boarding the plane, Mr Batista said he was returning to Brazil to clear his name.
Mr Batista was declared a fugitive by Brazilian officials after police raided his estate in Rio de Janeiro and found he had left for New York just hours earlier.

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