The former president of BBVA, Francisco González, has presented a brief before the Investigating Court number 6 of the National Court in which he requests to testify for the second time in the piece in which the payments of the financial entity to the commissioner José Manuel are investigated Villarejo. Gonzalez. González, who is charged in this case, argues that he already gave a statement in November 2019 when the case was secret and that two and a half later and after having carried out numerous proceedings, he wants to appear before the instructor to continue with his “firm commitment to collaboration with the Justice”.

Sources close to the former president of BBVA maintain that the decision to request a new statement stems from the fact that he wants it to be “100% clear that his action was correct.” González has also requested that the investigation be extended for another six months.

The Anti-Corruption Prosecutor’s Office maintains that there are indications that González ordered the hiring of Villarejo to spy on the members of the operation to take control of the bank and that it was led by the builder Luis del Rivero.

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