It is a claim for the payment of the life pension that the presidents, vice-presidents and ministers of the Court charge once they leave their positions
Almost 100,000 people signed a petition to Beloved Boudou do not collect the $ 17 million that you are claiming from the State. It is a claim for the payment of the life pension that the presidents, vice-presidents and ministers of the Court charge once they leave their positions.
This sparked outrage in one sector of society. This decoration is a privilege to which they gain access for their service to the country. However, the former vice president had been exempt from such benefit when he was sentenced to prison by the Ciccone case.
Boudou was released from prison in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic despite the fact that it was not on the list that the Ministry of Justice made, where it reported who the prisoners it considers vulnerable.
General discontent over Boudou’s claim
Judge Daniel Obligado, of the Federal Oral Court 4 (TOF 4), granted him the benefit of house arrest by alleging – among other arguments – his good conduct, the sentence imposed on him and the advance of the pandemic.
Subsequently, the former vice president demanded that the Anses the collection of this pension that would be equivalent to about $ 300,000 monthly.
According to his lawyer Miguel Fernández Pastor, Boudou has not received it for 57 months, so the figure that the former vice president claims is around $ 17,100,000.
Days ago, the attorney general of the Treasury, Carlos Zannini, acted in favor of Boudou and reversed the administrative ruling that prevented him from accessing that privilege, which sparked social outrage.
So much so that many expressed themselves via social networks and that more than 98,500 people signed a petition circulating via Change.org and that he opposes the restitution of his life pension.
“We cannot allow a corrupt person to have a retirement for life so high paid for our taxes, “says the document. He adds:” A man who takes advantage of his public function for corruption does not deserve this honor. ”
Carlos Zannini, attorney general of the Treasury, favored Amado Boudou in his last opinion by reversing the decision of the former holder, Laura Alonso, of prohibit the collection of a life pension from the former vice president after his sentence of five years in prison in the Ciccone case.
The possibility is granted to the former Minister of Economy to present the pension claim to ANSES and Justice. If you allow it, You will receive an amount similar to two thirds of the salary of a Supreme Court judge.
This is a salary equivalent to $ 400 thousand added to the late payments of the last four yearss. The document is dated April 27 and described as “absolute nullity” the resolution of the ANSES and from the Anti-Corruption Office.
Carlos Zanini, a man close to Cristina Fernández de Kirchner
It was in August last year that Amado Boudou was sentenced by an oral court to 5 1/2 years in prison. The sentence was requested in the framework of the case that accused him of illegal negotiations in full public function and of bribery.
In addition to jail, he was fined $ 90,000 and permanently disqualified from holding public office.
At that time, ANSES was informed not to pay the life pension due to crimes “against the administration during his tenure. Currently, the defendant is in home prison, considered a patient at risk for coronavirus.
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