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More than 500 complaints of corruption have not been prosecuted

During the first 20 months of the government of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, the Public Function Secretariat (SFP) filed more than 500 complaints with the Attorney General’s Office (FGR) for irregularities and possible acts of corruption, but none of them have been brought before federal justice.

According to data from the Public Function, of the complaints filed, the majority are in the stage of integration of the investigation folder or do not have information on the status they keep.

Documents that El Universal had access to via transparency, issued by the SFP last August, detail that as of June 17, 388 complaints had been filed with the FGR.

On October 27, when appearing before the plenary session of the Chamber of Deputies, the head of the agency, Irma Eréndira Sandoval, indicated that by then there were 513 complaints.

Of the total number of complaints, 296 were filed between April and May of this year against officials and former officials of the Institute of Security and Social Services for State Workers (ISSSTE) for crimes such as bribery, embezzlement, usurpation of professions and simulated hiring.

Other acts denounced by the Ministry of Public Function to the FGR are theft of medicines, influence peddling, false invoices, usurpation of civil status, death threats, sexual harassment, psychological torture and alteration of official documents.

296

COMPLAINTS

They were filed against ISSSTE personnel.









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