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Posts Tagged: Petroleos de Venezuela

Florida businessman pleads guilty in Venezuela PDVSA bribery scheme

The part owner of several Florida-based businesses pleaded guilty Wednesday to foreign bribery charges in a plot to win contracts from Venezuela’s state oil company.

Fernando Ardila Rueda, 49, of Miami pleaded guilty in federal court in Houston to one count of conspiracy to violate the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and one count of violating the FCPA. … Continue Reading

Two more FCPA guilty pleas in Venezuela oil company bribe case

Two executives from U.S.-based energy companies pleaded guilty Tuesday to foreign bribery charges involving payments to officials at Venezuela’s state oil company, Petroleos de Venezuela S.A. (PDVSA).

Juan Jose Hernandez Comerma (Hernandez), 51, of Weston, Florida, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to violate the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and one count of violating the FCPA.… Continue Reading

FinCEN: Andorra bankers took bribes to launder money for China, Russia, Venezuela criminals

The U.S. Treasury Department’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network said senior managers at Banca Privada d’Andorra took bribes for several years to help launder money for organized crime groups.

FinCEN designated the bank, known as BPA, as a foreign financial institution of primary money laundering concern under Section 311 of the USA PATRIOT Act.… Continue Reading