On 5th August, Insight Crime carried a profile of Alex Saab, recently designated by OFAC. He has also been indicted on money laundering charges that accuse him of transferring some $350 million out of Venezuela and linked to a scheme included kickbacks to government officials in connection to a 2011 government contract to build low-income housing that was never actually constructed. It says he is also implicated in a food aid fraud and is also involved in gold exports.
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