Parliament decided to send Antonio Barao’s hearings to the Public Prosecutor’s Office, Former director of real estate companies, Bernardo Muniz da Maia, a major debtor of Novo Banco. His visit to the Parliamentary Investigation Committee in Novo Banco sparked many criticisms due to the few explanations and “lack of memory”.
The decision was announced by the head of the Parliamentary Inquiry Committee on Novo Banco, Fernando Negrao, on Monday, May 10, after the MPs present at the initiative were questioned.
It was also taken before the hearing of Luís Filipe Vieira, owner of Promovalor, a major debtor of Novo Banco, which caused losses of € 180 million to the bank led by Antonio Ramalio. The hearing ended with Bernardo Muniz da Maia, the major debtor of Novo Banco, with criticism from MPs over “memory impairment” and “little clarifications.”
“I don’t remember this position” or “I cannot convey it as clearly as I would like” or “I have no idea about it” or “I do not know how to answer it accurately” or “I do not know the names” were some of the answers given by Bernardo Muniz da Maya throughout the hearing .
Regarding the hearing of Antonio Barao, that was Participated in the sale of the real estate of Novo Banco’s Viriato Portfolio, So said Fernando Negrao “It did not go well” and was “a little helpful.”
(The news was updated at 15:29).