Bolsonarista Blogger Used Supreme Court Justice Intern as An Informant

Student told Allan dos Santos that it would be 'an honor' to help him; Moraes determines that the PF collect testimony

Blogger Allan dos Santos, who is being investigated by the Supreme Federal Court, treated an employee of Supreme Court Justice Ricardo Lewandowski's office as an informant, according to messages collected by the Federal Police.

The material obtained through breach of telephone confidentiality is contained in a report by the Federal Police Directorate for Investigation and Combating Organized Crime, to which Folha had access. Allan is being investigated in two inquiries at the Supreme Court —one to investigate the dissemination of fake news and the other to identify who finances these actions and undemocratic acts.

The document shows dialogues between the blogger and Tatiana Garcia Bressan, 45. She was an intern at Lewandowski's office from July 19, 2017 to January 20, 2019, before the opening of inquiries against Allan, in March of that year. The conversations began on October 23, 2018 and run until March 31, 2020. The scholarship paid by the STF to law trainees in the period was R$1,207 per month. In the first conversation, Tatiana gets in touch with Allan, showing interest in working on the team of deputy Bolsonarista Bia Kicis (PSL-DF), and says that she is in Lewandowski's office. In the dialogues, the intern reports having difficulty working with the justice, but says she is "there to learn."

The information, according to the report, "naturally arouses the interest of Allan," who asks for the collaboration of Tatiana. "Stay as our informant there," says the blogger, about two hours into the conversation. The intern responds promptly: "It will be an honor. I'm there hahaha"

Sought by Folha, Tatiana said in a message that she never acted as an informant for Allan. She said she only had a connection with the blogger as both were students of writer Olavo de Carvalho. On his social networks, Allan denied the accusations and accused the newspaper of breaking the confidentiality of its journalistic source.

Translated by Kiratiana Freelon

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