DESPITE SANCTIONS, THE NETWORKS OF VENEZUELA’S RULING ELITE CONTINUE TO REACH THE US

On 2 July, Transparency International published an article about a new website from the OCCRP which features highly revealing social media-style profiles of the country’s military and political elite. It shows them partying in St. Barts, living at Caribbean resorts and owning luxury properties in Miami. Transparency International points out that the lack of a requirement to disclose beneficial owner makes it easier for rich Venezuelans to “hide” behind US corporations etc.

The OCCRP website is at –

https://elfeis.occrp.org/projects/caribe/

https://www.transparency.org/en/blog/despite-sanctions-venezuela-corrupt-reach-united-states-anonymous-companies

 

 

 

 

 

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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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