The mayor of Cúcuta is being preliminarily investigated for alleged irregular campaign financing

The mayor of Cúcuta is being preliminarily investigated for alleged irregular campaign financing
The mayor of Cúcuta is being preliminarily investigated for alleged irregular campaign financing

This June 14, it was learned that the National Electoral Council (CNE) opened a preliminary investigation against the mayor of Cúcuta, Jorge Acevedofor alleged irregularities in the financing of his 2023 electoral campaign ‘All for Cúcuta’.

It also warns CNE, through the document, about alleged irregularities in the presentation of income and expense reports of the electoral campaign, where he commits to Ledys Susana Sánchez Díaz, as campaign manager, Paola del Pilar Colmenares Barreto, Cipriano Álfredo Peñaloza Peña and Javier Mauricio Piñeros Peñaloza as members of the committee of the Significant Group of Citizens called “All for Cúcuta”.

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In response to a complaint filed by Yoad Ernesto Pérez BecerraIn the document, one of the arguments is that it is evident that the current mayor allegedly received 518 million, exceeding the maximum percentage of 10% of contributions and donations from private parties.

In line with the above, (10%) of the private contributions and donations that were allowed to be received in the campaign of the then candidate and, today, mayor of Cúcuta, Jorge Acevedo, added up to an amount of $246,593,134evidencing a clear violation, by exceeding the maximum percentage (10%) of private contributions and donations in favor of his electoral campaign for the mayor of Cúcuta for the period Constitutional 2024-2027.

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The president and members of his campaign They were summoned to give their free version of these events that are a matter of investigation.

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