The Mexico City Attorney General’s Office (FGJCDMX) ignored a document released this Monday ahead of a vote in the Supreme Court of the Nation (SCJN) that allegedly determined that Minister Yasmin Esquivel had falsified her degree thesis was not stolen.
,This prosecutor’s office has not ruled on this subject at any time Nor has it made public any findings that the complainant was a victim of plagiarism,” he wrote in a Twitter thread.
According to information shared in different media this Monday, the prosecutor’s office will have determined that the person responsible for the plagiarism was Edgar Ulises Baez, the intern who submitted the thesis a year before Esquivel (1986).
This conclusion was contrary to that established by the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), which, after analyzing the material of both theses, not only found that the level of coincidence was 90 percent, but also considered it highly probable that the original The document was supported by Baez.
Days after the alleged fraud was exposed in an article in Latin Esquivel responded by filing a complaint with the capital’s prosecutor’s office on the grounds that he was the victim of plagiarism because, as he assured, his graduate thesis is an “original and authentic project” that he began writing in 1985. Was.
So far the prosecutor’s office has not ruled on the matter. In the same Twitter thread that he published on Tuesday, he announced that he had opened an investigative folder on the case, received documents from Esquivel and was looking forward to more.
It also indicated that due to the temporality of facts and existence of prescription, Public Prosecutor’s Office vows not to take any criminal action Research folder.
How is the investigation of alleged plagiarism by Yasmin Esquivel going?
After the results of the analysis of the material of the thesis under consideration are known, rector enrique gray witches stressed the need to Collect additional information and, if applicable, call on the parties involved to deepen the documentary analysis.
In addition, the FES Aragón indicated on December 31 that it would resolve the alleged plagiarism of the thesis of Minister Yasmin Esquivel after the election of the President of the Supreme Court of Justice (SCJN) of the country, which took place this Monday, January 2.
In a statement, it was explained that “once the academic-administrative activities in the Faculty resume, the next session will be considered both to continue the work as well as to analyze the performance and adherence to the ethical principles of the University of the Adviser.” will be called for. Thesis.”
Minister Esquivel released a statement in which he assured that he believed Assessment of Technical and Scientific Evidence of the FES Aragon committee and said that it would be attentive to the determination that the institution makes.