Rafael Mora, former partner of Nuno Vasconcellos at Ongoing, believes today that he is not “technically” a debtor of Novo Banco, and said that from a financial point of view, he has obeyed the orders of his superiors.
When PS deputy João Paulo Correia asked if he believed he was a debtor of Novo Banco, Rafael Mora thought “technically, no.”
“Technically speaking, I am not a debtor because the company I work for and effectively manage has signed a debt contract with Novo Banco, which is true. When I left, they had not defaulted,” he replied, adding that he was not The shareholder or manager of the bank. Any company.
Rafael Mora heard about a two-and-a-half-hour hearing in the final investigation committee of Parliament today, investigating the loss recorded by Novo Banco and crediting it to the resolution fund.
However, the manager admitted that he was “actually” responsible for signing the letter of credit, but “the person who manages the financial field and the relationship with BES is called Dr. Vasconcellos, it is true.”
“I didn’t negotiate a contract with BES, I didn’t negotiate credit, and my function was operational,” Rafael Mora said, detailing that “I followed the orders of the group owner.”
When it comes to the 600 million euro debt, Rafael Mora believes that it is difficult to recover the full amount, but if the “technology and media company” is managed and reorganized, it may reach 400 or millions of euros.
Previously, Rafael Mora had stated at the hearing that when H&S director Nuno Dias (in the Ongoing field) visited Novo Banco in 2015, he had a conversation with director Vítor Fernandes on the reorganization. Tell the company that the bank “coexists peacefully with shareholders.”
“In 2016, H&S went bankrupt in Portugal because it is still going on in Brazil,” revealed to his deputy Rafael Mora today.
“They were notified in 2015. They had a year to process the information. It took a while,” he replied to Hugo Carneiro’s deputy, categorizing the process as “Kafka style.”
According to the source, “During the bankruptcy proceedings of IBT Portugal, Novo Banco made a request in December 2016 that EDP Comercial was constituted as a creditor” with a debt of 1,736 Euros.
Rafael Mora revealed, “Until yesterday [terça-feira]The representative of the power company is “Dr. Vasconcelos’s lawyer.”
“How did Dr. Vasconcellos’ lawyers represent EDP Comercial in bankruptcy proceedings with a credit of 1,736 euros and request that Novo Banco’s debt be subordinated? And one year after the deadline, 20 million euros appeared in the plan. Two Brazilians until 2015 A society that builds relationships in life only in December of 2015?”, he asked.
“So, do you mean that you were asked to falsify credit in the ongoing company’s bankruptcy proceedings?” Hugo Carneiro (PSD) asked.
“Of course. This is a brilliant strategy. They use EDP Comercial, with a debt of 1,700 euros-not 1.7 billion, but 1,700 euros-requesting that the debt be subordinated in the bankruptcy proceedings-subordinate means it has been It’s over-and two virtual credit lines of 20 million euros appeared at the same time,” he explained in detail.