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Florida prosecutor’s office accuses Maikel Moreno of money laundering


Caracas.– The federal prosecutor’s office of South Florida presented new charges on Thursday, January 26, against Mackel Moreno, former president of the Supreme Court of Justice of Venezuela (TSJ). accused him of participating in a conspiracy to rob the United States Money obtained through extortion in the country.

This information was shared by advocate Zair Mundare on Twitter. According to criminal charge documents, Moreno has power to influence judicial decisions in Venezuela because he had the authority To determine the judges who will hear cases in the TSJ and the power to appoint or remove minors.

Moreno, who was President of the Supreme Court of Justice from 2017 to 2022, is currently the First Vice President. “Prior to his appointment as the President of the Supreme Court, Received $1 million via electronic transfer From a Venezuelan contractor to his personal bank account in Miami. This money was to agree to resolve future Venezuelan criminal cases in their favor,” he explained on his account @MundarayZair.

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During his tenure, Moreno received bribes to deflect charges and to influence criminal cases. Warrants of arrest or house arrest for defendants, according to the allegation. He also received payment for interfering in civil matters.

New charges against Moreno relate to his efforts attempt to appropriate illegally obtained money In their Miami bank accounts in Venezuela, the sources said. It is also estimated that the magistrate has immovable property outside the country.

“He used the proceeds of the bribery to buy or renovate real estate around the world, including a villa in Tuscany, Italy, for €2.4 million, a luxury villa in La Romana, Dominican Republic, for $1.5 million.” , includes a building in Las Mercedes. In Caracas, for $1.3 million”, details Mundare.

$5 million reward

On July 21, 2020, United States(US) Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced that the United States is offering a $5 million reward for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the Chief Justice of India (TSJ). Near Chavismo.

In a statement, Pompeo also cleared Moreno and his wife, Deborah Menicucci, of engaging “in significant corruption.” Furthermore, he assured that it was Received bribe to influence outcome of criminal and civil cases in Venezuela”.

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