Sílvio Pereira

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from Silvio Pereira)
Jump to: navigation, search

Silvio José Pereira (born May 4, 1961) is a sociologist and co-founder of the Brazilian Workers Party. Born in Osasco, São Paulo, he was a key figure in the mensalão scandal and resigned from his post of secretary general of the party on June 4, 2005.[1]

He was accused of receiving a Land Rover from a supplier of Petrobras and of receiving, together with other leading members of the party, illegal withdrawals from the accounts of Marcos Valério.