FGR will seek to confiscate the millionaire mansion of Emilio Lozoya

The General Prosecutor of the Republic (FGR) filed a claim for the extinction of ownership against Emilio Lozoya, former director of Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex), to confiscate a luxurious Mansion located in Lomas de Bezares.

This appears as the follow-up to a resolution that the Third Collegiate Court presented in November 2021, in which it was ordered that said property pass into the full domain of the Prosecutor’s Office.

According to the FGR, the residence was acquired with the bribes received for the purchase of the scrap metal plant of Altos Hornos de México, in the Agronitrogenados case; hence the value of the house is at 3.4 million dollars.

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FGR will seek to confiscate the millionaire mansion of Emilio Lozoya Mansion of Emilio Lozoya

According to information from Infobae, the defendant’s defense has already been notified of the procedure, for which they would have until February 9 to issue their respective response, the judicial strata indicated.

It should be remembered that the property was insured on May 28, 2019, but failure to comply with the administrative process forced the Prosecutor’s Office to grant Lozoya Austin an amparo, and it was until September 22, 2020 that it could be confiscated.

Faced with this situation, the one now accused of the crimes of bribery and money laundering imposed another injunction in May 2021 to prevent the residence from being left in the hands of the FGR and being put up for sale.

FGR will seek to confiscate the property

Emilio Lozoya’s Mansion

However, in November of the same year, magistrates of the Third Collegiate Court reversed the appeal, which again opened the opportunity for the Prosecutor’s Office to regain its control and it could be auctioned by the Institute to Return the Stolen to the People.

Although the purchase-sale movement was carried out until 2014, the residence was acquired in 2012 with the bribe that the former official’s sister, Gilda Susana, received in her tenure as head of the Mexican oil company, during Enrique Peña Nieto’s administration .

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