Ciccone Case: The judge removes the prosecutor Rívolo
Buenos Aires, May 16, 2012
Judge Ariel Lijo, who is leading the Ciccone case, where vice president Amado Boudou is investigated, the judge decided to remove prosecutor Carlos Rívolo. Now Jorge Di Lello will be at the forefront of research.
The prosecutor was accused by the defense of Núñez Carmona, Boudou partner, to establish that Rívolo had lost objectivity, when he called the press in a raid conducted in the Department of Vice President at Puerto Madero neighborhood, breaking “the secret of summary “.
The raid was authorized by the judge Rafecas, who was also removed from the case because of irregularities in the investigation.
The current president of the new Ciccone, Alejandro Vandenbroele, who denies knowing the vice president, occupied the property.
Lijo unified the cases
Lijo decided to unify the cases that investigate Amado Boudou, one for illicit enrichment, which is also attributed his girlfriend, the journalist Agustina Kampfer, and other irregularities in the lifting of the bankruptcy of Ciccone Company.
The rationale for the judge to make this decision was based on “both cases have a huge connection.”
In addition, the judge ordered the investigation deepens the assets of the defendants and upheld the validity of the search in the department of Boudou.