Fausto Martin de Sanctis

Fausto Martin De Sanctis is probably one of the most famous Brazilian judges for his courageous fight against organized crime, corruption, tax evasion and money laundering. He became famous for his performance in several controversial cases, especially for the Operation Satiagraha and the subsequent public dispute with the Supreme Court Judge Gilmar Mendes. He also made the headlines with the overseas arrest warrant for Carlos Tevez’s advisor Kia Joorabchian and the freezing of Club Corinthians bank accounts over money laundering allegations. Carlos Tevez is a controversial Argentinian soccer player, now in the UK. De Sanctis graduated in Law from the FMU, is a specialist in Civil Procedural Law at the University of Brasilia, PhD in Criminal Law from the University of Sao Paulo and professor at the University of St. Jude and the National Institute of Graduate Studies (INPG).