The former ruler on his Twitter account @MashiRafael wrote: “The gringos didn’t even do this when they killed Kennedy… The “reward” will be used to make an alleged snitch from Colombia “appear” and includes Correismo as well as people from Petro. Announced they told us that it was coordinated between the senior generals of the Colombian and Ecuadorian police to undermine our campaign and at the same time weaken the government of Petro. “Be careful!”
Villavicencio was the one who criticized and allowed Correa, Glas and some members of the RC government to be sentenced for corruption and bribery and threatened to reveal other cases that also include former chiefs, former assemblymen, and businessmen. He also criticized the case of corruption in the family group of the former president, Lenin Moreno, and is ready to provide data and evidence of the corrupt practices of the current regime, especially in the circle close to the ruler Lasso.
Meanwhile, the State Attorney General’s Office, with the support of the FBI, is advancing the preliminary investigation and the tax investigation is expected to end on October 7. So far, statements have been received from twelve individuals in Colombian nationality who, apparently, was part of the group that carried out the murder. Those subjects, including a woman, are still in prison and according to the official source, there is already information on their cell phones that can close the circle of suspects who ordered the crime that was committed on August 9.
After the North American announcement that it will offer a reward of $ 5 million to anyone who provides information about the co-authors of the intellectual and $ 1 million to denounce the leader of the criminal organization that ordered the murder, the call the same Friday night. The ambassador of the United States, Michael J. Fitzpatrick, told the Ecuavisa television channel that the response was immediate and began to be received on Friday night and that it was being investigated.
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The diplomat reiterated that his government is an ally of Ecuadorians in their fight against transnational organized crime and associated political violence around the world and that in this case they continue to work together to find justice for Fernando Villavicencio.