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14 September 2018

Venezuela’s Judge charges former deputy ministers, over twenty people of corruption

A judge in Andorra, has charged twenty eight people with corruption, among them two Venezuelan former deputy ministers.

Prosecutors alleged that they were part of a network of corrupt officials who received two point three billion Dollars in bribes from companies in return for lucrative contracts with Venezuela’s state-run oil company, PDVSA.

They allegedly hid the money in the Banca Privada d’Andorra (BPA) bank.

BPA is defunct after it was named as a “primary money-laundering concern”.

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