On 32 June, the Reuters reported that the Mexican FIU is investigating Libre Abordo, a Mexico-based company that received millions of barrels of Venezuelan crude under an oil-for-food pact (suspended in May), and there are inquiries into several other companies accused of speculating with food shipments to Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro’s government.  It is also said that Libre Abordo and an affiliate, Schlager Business Group, are among businesses that have been under investigation by the FBI, US Treasury and the State departments for possible violations of US sanctions on Venezuela.



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Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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