MEXICO CITY.- Former Governor of Aguascalientes, Luis Armando Reynoso Femat, received 2 years and 9 months in prison after his guilt was confirmed in the diversion of 13 million 800 thousand pesos in a 2008 government transaction.In criminal case 065/2013 to the former ex he was charged with improper exercise of public service and misworking, crimes that were confirmed in the sentence.
As a judgment of less than five years, the former Panist Mandatario (2004-2010) will be able to obtain other benefits to pay his sentence in freedom, according to the 10th decision of the criminal chamber of the High Court of Justice. HELP US Click the Google News star and follow us
«If it was established the full criminal responsibility of LUIS ARMANDO REYNOSO FEMAT for the crime of PECULADO, to the grievance of the PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION and THE GOVERNMENT OF THE STATE OF WATERSCALIENTES», the document states.
The former governor of Aguascalientes, Luis Armando Reynoso Femat received 2 years and 9 months in prison for diversion of public resources. | Pixabay
«The accused LUIS ARMANDO REYNOSO FEMAT is granted the replacement of the prison sentence for work in favor of the community, treatment in freedom or semi-freedom, in the terms set out in this resolution». In addition, Reynoso Femat must real the damage of 13.8 million pesos to the State Government; pay a fine of 400 thousand 600 pesos, and will also be disabled for one year and six months from any public service. The sentence of August 20, proves that the former Governor instructed a diversion of 13.8 million pesos intended for the purchase of a CT scanner. First, the money was moved from the Ministry of Finance to the company Logística y Asesoría Comercial S.A. de C.V, which was not part of the list of suppliers of the state government. The company mentioned then moved the same million-dollar amount to the PBMG Corporate, which in turn sent the amount to the Administration, Trade and Commercial Representation, and finally, this company deposited the amount in a U.S. bank, which took advantage of the sentenced man’s son, Luis Armando Reynoso López, for the purchase of seven properties.
Reynoso Femat was also Mayor of the capital of Aguascalientes in 1999.