Gerardo Sosa Castelán, President of the Board of Trustees of the Autonomous University of the State of Hidalgo (UAEH), said that both the Chancellor of the institution, Adolfo Pontigo, their accounts were frozen by intelligence Financiera (UIF) of the Secretariat unit of Hacienda.
This occurs with the antecedent that last February, Treasury reported on the case of a State University, which received about 150 million dollars from bank accounts located in Switzerland, among other operations, so their accounts they would be frozen to conclude the investigation.
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«Accounts were blocked to people linked to a University for allegedly illegal activities of corruption, including cases of conflict of interest and sale of hydrocarbons. If there are accounts that are related to the payment of payroll, will be desincorporadas from the list», said Santiago Nieto, head of the financial intelligence unit, on his Twitter account.
On Monday, Nieto said that at the moment would be unlocked accounts relating to the payment of payroll and scholarships of the University, to avoid affecting the University community.
In this sense Sosa Castelán told a gathering to academic and administrative which not to worry, because they would continue to receive their salary.
«I would say have confidence, which are quiet. They will receive their wages, do not worry. You will receive your salary, the only ones that we are not going to receive our salaries, because that even also already frozen us our personal accounts, it is the Lord Chancellor and your server. So we will have to ask a coperacha with you all. But there is no problem, the important thing is that everything is resolved», said Sosa Castelán.
«You block accounts, cards and you accuse of huachicoleo, of money laundering, of conflict of interest.» «All this, through the press, because there is nothing official», criticized.
With information from Newsweek Hidalgo
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