The Attorney General’s Office of Justice of Baja California on Friday conducted a search in Tijuana to the home of former panist governor Francisco “Kiko” Vega, who is investigated for the alleged diversion of at least 1.5 billion pesos.
Around the 1st of the afternoon on Friday, agents and a public prosecutor under the command of the Bajacalifornian Prosecutor Guillermo Ruiz Hernández arrived at the residence located on Avenida Cumbres de Maltrata, Fracción Cumbres de Juárez, where three employees received the officials, in the absence of the ex-governor.
The @FGEBC catheters the home of former governor @KIKOVEGA_, who is investigated for the alleged diversion of at least 5 billion pesos.https://t.co/7ubZTn7XC5 pic.twitter.com/EJ4NHxtsF0
— Political Animal (@Pajaropolitico) May 8, 2020
Last November, after taking office, current representative Jaime Bonilla Valdez filed a complaint against former governor Francisco Vega de Lamadrid, as well as several of his ex-vicemen, for his alleged responsibility for several crimes, which have to do with possible damage to the treasury of more than 1 billion pesos.
Bonilla mentioned that at least 90 companies, 40 of them with false invoices, would be involved in the case. He also said he said that not only Vega de Lamadrid, but other former governors, José Guadalupe Osuna Millán and Eugenio Elorduy Walther, should be investigated.
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According to the newspaper Reforma, there are two complaints from the State’s Superior Audit made in 2019 and 2020 against the administration of former governor Vega, as well as against his wife Brenda Ruacho, former president of the State DIF.
The last day, details the newspaper, was presented on May 5 by the state auditor, José Sergio Soto, and by the president of the Commission for the Control of Expenditure, Eva Rodríguez, before the Property Crimes Unit of the Attorney General’s Office.
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