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U.S. charges 5 people with money laundering in alleged Venezuela bribery scheme
22 Oct 2021

Five individuals, including a politician from Venezuela’s ruling party and an associate of a businessman close to President Nicolas Maduro, have been charged with money laundering in connection with an alleged Venezuela bribery scheme, the U.S. Department of Justice said.

A federal grand jury in the Southern District of Florida charged three Colombian nationals and two Venezuelans, the DOJ said in a statement on Thursday.

By Kanishka Singh and Alexandra Ulmer, Reuters, 22 October 2021

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