An international banker who catered to mega-rich Venezuelans was sentenced to 10 years in prison by a Miami federal judge Monday for his supporting role in a massive $1.2 billion money-laundering scheme involving stolen funds from Venezuela’s government. Others charged and suspected in the scheme have ties to Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro, shown here before delivering his annual message to the nation in Caracas on Jan. 21, 2015.
An international banker who catered to mega-rich Venezuelans was sentenced to 10 years in prison by a Miami federal judge Monday for his supporting role in a massive $1.2 billion money-laundering scheme involving stolen funds from Venezuela’s government. Others charged and suspected in the scheme have ties to Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro, shown here before delivering his annual message to the nation in Caracas on Jan. 21, 2015. FEDERICO PARRA AFP/Getty Images
An international banker who catered to mega-rich Venezuelans was sentenced to 10 years in prison by a Miami federal judge Monday for his supporting role in a massive $1.2 billion money-laundering scheme involving stolen funds from Venezuela’s government. Others charged and suspected in the scheme have ties to Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro, shown here before delivering his annual message to the nation in Caracas on Jan. 21, 2015. FEDERICO PARRA AFP/Getty Images

Ring plundered $1.2 billion of Venezuelan oil money, laundered it in South Florida, feds charge

July 25, 2018 02:33 PM