The winner of Big Brother 2001 and until now producer of the reality show, Marcelo Corazzawas arrested this Monday in a case for corruption of minors and human trafficking.
The 50-year-old man refused to testify in the investigation before Judge Javier Sánchez Sarmientoof court number 49. From what is known so far, he is accused of being a consumer of a network that sexually exploited minors.
“I am innocent” is the only thing that was heard shouting to the press when he was transferred before the investigation. Armor He was suspended from the television channel where he works.
Besides the Tigre Rugby Clubwhere he works as a professor, reported that he was separated from his post. The television producer told the judge and the prosecutor who is innocent and does not know the other detainees.
After, he refused to answer questions until he knew the evidence with which he is accused. Andres Charpenet, another of the detainees, also refused to testify. Tomorrow the other two defendants will be investigated. Among them is Francisco Angelottidesignated as the leader of the organization.
So far there are only four detainees but it is expected that from the inquiries and from the expert opinion of the electronic devices, new clues for the investigation emerge.
Who is Marcelo Corazza
Marcelo Corazza, was for several years a producer for the Telefé station, although he stood out for being the winner of the TV show Big Brother in 2001.
The following year he returned to public consideration for a hidden camera that was made on the television program of the journalist Jorge Rial in which he was shown having a date with a man.
Telefé issued a statement
The channel Telefe issued a statement after learning the news in which Corazza was suspended “preventively, as regulated by law, until Justice clarifies this situation.”
The document published by the station says: “As is public knowledge, Marcelo Corazza, former participant of Big Brother -Primera Edición- and employee of Telefe, has been arrested as a result of a judicial investigation into corruption of minors. Telefe will collaborate with the Justice immediately as long as it is required. Telefe has preventively suspended Marcelo Corazza, as regulated by law, until justice clarifies this situation. Finally, we hope and advocate for the rapid clarification of the facts.”
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