August 20, 2018
Zoila Estela Morales Ochoa inherited her daughter Elba Esther Gordillo Morales, a fortune of more than 373 million pesos in art, property and personal property, companies and even millions in cash.
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Two weeks after Elba Esther Gordillo was arrested, Alfredo Baza White, notary 230 of the city of Mexico, gave a copy of the mother's will of the then leader of the National Union of Educational Workers (SNTE), to Juan Yax Fuentes Mendoza, officer of justice of the Subprocurature specializing in investigations of organized crime (SEIDO) in charge of the investigation.
According to that document, Zoila Estela Morales Ochoa, who died in 2009, her daughter, Elba Esther Gordillo Morales, inherited a fortune of more than 373 million pesos in art, property and personal property, businesses and even millionaire amounts. in cash.
Estela Morales was a rural teacher in the indigenous communities of Chiapas, although the amount of inheritance reminds her of a real estate agent and a collector of artificial millions.
According to information distributed by the newspaper Reforma, which was repeated in the news of Ciro Gmez Leyva, the consulted notarial documents reveal that Gordillo even got his own portraits, such as the canvas on canvas Maestra Elba Esther and Rigoberta Mench, painted by Gutierrez Castrejn and the portrait of Elba Esther from Vicky Montesinos.
The estate includes 143 million 750 thousand pesos in cash and one stock of Comercializadora TTS de México, which bought the teacher's two homes in San Diego.
According to the document to which the newspaper refers, he also received from his mother the fixed capital and his shares of Inmobiliaria Galilei, Comercializadora Erizpe and Inmobiliaria Larcaste.
In addition to more than 200 paintings, sculptures, engravings, lithographs, vases, writing instruments and colonial furniture, they are also part of the legacy.
Noteworthy are the photo Abuela y Nieta, by Colombian Fernando Botero, worth 800 thousand dollars, and Un extrao and el corral, by Melchor d & # 39; Hondecoeter, a 17th-century Dutch painter, with a price of 250 thousand dollars . The estate includes Lady with flowers, by Marc Chagall, valued at 1,500 dollars and Chozas Chamulas, by Ral Anguiano, for 100 thousand dollars.
In addition to works by, among others, Diego Rivera, Rufino Tamayo, Alfredo Zalce, Sebastin, Francisco Ziga and Francisco Toledo.
The mother of the teacher died in Mexico City on 23 June 2009, but according to the notarial documents, he made his will from 14 August 1996.