Money Laundering Prosecutor, in charge of Rafael Vela, issued various official letters to alert about this situation and prevent a leak.
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The former president Alejandro Toledo, who is being extradited from the United States to Peru, tries to renew his passport at the San Francisco Consulate. The order was placed on June 17.
In a letter dated June 23 from the Foreign Ministry to the Judicial Cooperation Unit, it is indicated that the passport will be issued since there is no legal or judicial impediment to processing it and also because it is used as an identification document abroad. .
Document of the Foreign Ministry on the Toledo case
After learning of this information, the Second Superior Prosecutor for Money Laundering, headed by Rafael Vela, issued several alerts and orders.
In one of the official letters, sent on June 23 to the Ninth Liquidating Criminal Chamber of the Superior Court of Justice of Lima, prosecutor Vela requests that he evaluate the legal actions that he considers feasible, taking into account that “the request for a new passport could imply a “probable displacement outside the territory of the United States”.
Official letter sent by prosecutor Rafael Vela Barba to the Judiciary warning of Alejandro Toledo's situation
Another of the trades, dated this Monday, June 27, is addressed to the prosecutor Rafael Vela Barba, by the superior prosecutor Rocío Gala Gálvez, head of the International Judicial Cooperation and Extraditions Unit.
In said document, it is noted that official letters have already been sent to the Judicial Cooperation Office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, notifying that on June 24 the Peruvian embassy reported that the Department of Justice of that country was informed of the intention de Toledo to renew his passport.
One of the letters that warns about Alejandro Toledo's intention to renew his passport in the United States