Castañeda & Río Verde project

  • Entry ID: [7wuo2]
  • Date: December 8, 2016
  • Country: Peru
  • Case Name: Castañeda & Río Verde project
  • Description:

    Anti-corruption prosecutor Mónica Silva Escudero will take Mayor of Lima Luis Casteñeda Lossio’s statement on 23rd of December. Casteñeda is being investigated under suspicion of corruption in connection to the cancelled Río Verde project after it was revealed that his former advisor, Giselle Zegarra, had privately discussed the cancellation of the project with Brazilian businessman Leo Pinheiro of the “OAS” construction company.

  • Source:
  • Type: Corruption
  • Potential impact on popular perceptions: 5
  • Direction of impact: Neutral/Uncertain
  • Sector (general): Public
  • Sub-type: Bribery (collusion)
  • Range: Local, International
  • Level: Middle level actors
  • Amount: Grand corruption
  • Legality: Criminal act
  • Actors involved in wrongdoing: Incumbent (Business, Local Administration)
  • Page: Inside
  • Relevance: Tertiary Article

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