The shooting death of a newly appointed Honduran anti-corruption investigator was murder and not suicide, the country’s director of forensic medicine said Monday.… Continue Reading
A Honduran citizen pleaded guilty in federal court in Louisiana Thursday to laundering $1.3 million in bribe money, along with assets his brother looted from the Honduran Institute of Social Security.… Continue Reading
A federal grand jury in New Orleans indicted the brother of a Honduras government official for trying to launder more than $1.3 million in bribe money.
The grand jury returned a 12-count indictment charging Carlos Alberto Zelaya Rojas, 47, with money laundering.… Continue Reading
The former president of the Guatemalan soccer federation pleaded guilty in federal court in Brooklyn Friday for taking bribes in exchange for awarding contracts for the media and marketing rights to FIFA World Cup qualifier matches.… Continue Reading
A former FIFA vice president and executive committee member pleaded guilty in federal court in Manhattan Monday to taking bribes to award media and marketing rights to FIFA World Cup qualifier matches and CONCACAF tournaments.… Continue Reading
The former president of Honduras who led the Honduran soccer federation from 2002 to 2015 pleaded guilty last week in federal court in Brooklyn, New York to two conspiracy counts of racketeering and wire fraud.… Continue Reading
Here are highlights about Latin American corruption, enforcement, and compliance through June 2015.
Although some countries aren’t strictly “Latin American” (Guyana and Puerto Rico, for example), they’re usually included in the regional grouping, and I thought it was appropriate to mention them.… Continue Reading
Former Honduran Telecom Managing Director Marcelo Chimirri has been acquitted by the Honduras Supreme Court of charges of bribery, fraud and abuse of authority.
Chimirri, a nephew of deposed president Manuel Zelaya, was involved in the LatiNode case.… Continue Reading
Samuel Rubenfeld at the Wall Street Journal reported the sentencing today of Juan Pablo Vasquez, a former executive at Latin Node Inc.
He received three years probation and a $7,500 fine after pleading guilty in January last year to conspiring to violate the FCPA.… Continue Reading