Carlos Luis Morales is confirmed dead at the age of 55.
Carlos was best known as a Ecuadorian footballer (Independiente).
Carlos Luis Morales
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Personal information
Full nameCarlos Luis Morales Benítez
Date of birth(1965-06-12)June 12, 1965
Place of birthGuayaquil, Ecuador
Date of deathJune 22, 2020(2020-06-22) (aged 55)
Place of deathSamborondon, Ecuador
Playing position(s)Goalkeeper
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
1983–1993Barcelona
1993–1995Independiente22(0)
1995LDU Portoviejo
1996Barcelona
1997Emelec
1998Palestino
1999–2000ESPOLI
2001Santa Rita
National team
1987–1999Ecuador40(0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 2009-07-11
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 2009-07-11
Carlos Luis Morales Benítez (12 June 1965 - 22 June 2020) was a journalist, retired football goalkeeper from Ecuador. Nowadays elected prefect of Guayas Province.
Corruption scandals and influence peddling
On June 3, 2020, Carlos Luis Morales was detained in an investigation for alleged influence peddling in the acquisition of medical supplies, COVID-19 exams and masks.
After 5 hours of persecution and police search, he is detained in San Isidro, a citadel on the road to Samborondón, after several houses were raided in the sector before he was captured, within investigations for alleged traffic crimes. of influence and embezzlement. The situation worsened after Morales presented 17 contracts in which his wife, Sandra Arcos, and his wife's children, Xavier and Andrés Vélez, fugitives from justice,
involved in the awards, are involved. of contracts with surcharges during the health emergency by COVID-19.
The corruption scandals occur a year after occupying the post of Prefect of Guayas, PSC assembly members of the party that promoted his candidacy, ask Carlos Luis Morales to explain corruption allegations or resign, The pronouncement of the social-Christian legislators was signed by: Vicente Taiano, César Rohón, Raúl Auquilla, Patricia Henriquez, Mercedes Serrano, Vicente Almeyda, Henry Cucalón, Dennis Marín, Magda Zambrano, Ramón Terán, Raúl Campoverde, Cristina Reyes, Dallyana Passailague, Javier Cadena, Henry Kronfle, and Esteban Torres.
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