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Arraignment date set for Venezuela envoy Saab accused of money laundering
19 Oct 2021

A U.S. judge on Monday set a Nov. 1 arraignment date for Alex Saab, a businessman accused of laundering money on behalf of Venezuela’s government, in a case that pits the United States against the socialist government of President Nicolas Maduro.

U.S. prosecutors in 2019 charged Saab in connection with a bribery scheme linked to Venezuela’s state-controlled exchange rate.

By Brian Ellsworth and Alexandra Ulmer, Reuters, 19 October 2021

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