MPs’ fortunes: Jorge Romero, his luxury cars and “secrets” in the fortune statement

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The secrets of the declaration of inheritance by Jorge Romero Herrera (Infobae / Jovani Pérez)
The secrets of the declaration of inheritance by Jorge Romero Herrera (Infobae / Jovani Pérez)

The federal deputy of the National Action Party (PAN), George Romero Herrerawas in the eye of the hurricane after the Mexico City government, led by Morenista Claudia Sheinbaum, will be part of the so-called “real estate cartel in the mayor’s office of Benito Juárez.

According to the Attorney General of Mexico City (FGJCDMX), the “real estate cartel” consists of an illegal enrichment scheme involving officials of the Benito Juárez -ruled by the PAN for more than two decades- received money from real estate companies in exchange for being allowed to build outside the law.

The investigations currently being conducted by the FGJCDMX are focused on the Mayor’s Office of Benito Juárez during the administration of Romero Herrera himselfas well as those of Christian von Roehrich and Mario Palacios.

One official who was part of his government was even arrested: Luis Vizcaíno Carmona, Former Legal and Government Director the demarcation. While another is on the run: Nicias René Aridjis Vázquez, former director of construction and urban development.

As part of the saga the wealth of MPs‘, Infobae México verified Jorge Romero Herrera’s asset statementwho said that an apartment and two carsYes indeed, everything paid in cash.

Jorge Romero Herrera is the President of the PAN in the Chamber of Deputies (Facebook/Jorge Romero Herrera)
Jorge Romero Herrera is the President of the PAN in the Chamber of Deputies (Facebook/Jorge Romero Herrera)

In his last statement of assets Jorge Romero Herrara only registered one property in the Real Estate section.

Is about an apartment of 200 square meters of land and construction which PAN acquired on September 15, 2010, just when he was cabinet coordinator in Benito Juárez’s then delegation.

The document says so paid 2 million 750,000 pesos for the departmentAmount provided by the legislature in cash.

(Entry of Jorge Herrera's declaration of inheritance)
(Entry of Jorge Herrera’s declaration of inheritance)

The apartment was bought by “Constructora Rouz”.a company that has received awards from various civil society organizations and capital authorities irregularities in their construction right in the mayor’s office of Benito Juárez.

This is the case of the Millet 39 building in the Extremadura Insurgentes neighborhood, where the Environment and Spatial Planning Office (PAOT) has pointed out irregularities and has been calling for its demolition for more than a decade, which has not happened.

In the vehicle section of your asset declaration Jorge Romero said he has two carsboth high-end and paid in cash.

The first is a General Motors, Tahoe model vanacquired on June 10, 2015, for 846,000 300 pesos.

(Entry of Jorge Herrera's declaration of inheritance)
(Entry of Jorge Herrera’s declaration of inheritance)

The second vehicle was purchased just under a month later, on July 8, 2015, a BMW model Z3from 1997, the cost of 60,000 Mexican pesos.

The cars were bought by Jorge Romero in the interim between leaving the delegation headquarters in Benito Juárez and taking office as legislator in what was then the Federal District Legislative Assembly.

(Entry of Jorge Herrera's declaration of inheritance)
(Entry of Jorge Herrera’s declaration of inheritance)

Romero Herrera registered two important millionaire debts in his declaration of inheritance, which he described as “personal loans“.

On December 1, 2015, the PAN legislature requested its first loan, which was added 925,000 pesos. At that time he was a local MP in Mexico City.

(Entry of Jorge Herrera's declaration of inheritance)
(Entry of Jorge Herrera’s declaration of inheritance)

Exactly one year later, on December 1, 2016, the current head of the PAN in San Lázaro received another private loan for 2 million 270 thousand pesos.

(Entry of Jorge Herrera's declaration of inheritance)
(Entry of Jorge Herrera’s declaration of inheritance)

Both loans exceed the amount of 3.1 million pesosmore than double your annual income.

Speaking of income, Jorge Romero earned 1.3 million pesos last year.

from this number, One million 76,000 425 pesos came from his salary as a federal representative; while it224k 310 remaining s come from “premiums” for financial activities.

(Entry of Jorge Herrera's declaration of inheritance)
(Entry of Jorge Herrera’s declaration of inheritance)

It will be the decision of the capital’s Public Prosecutor’s Office whether to request the waiver of Jorge Romero Herrera’s immunity and the Chamber of Deputies whether to accept or reject it.

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