FORMER CITGO VENEZUELAN OFFICIAL CHARGED IN CONNECTION WITH INTERNATIONAL BRIBERY AND MONEY LAUNDERING SCHEME

A news release from the US DoJ on 6 August announced that charges have been unsealed against a former official at Citgo Petroleum Corporation, a Houston-based subsidiary of Venezuela’s state-owned and state-controlled energy company Petróleos de Venezuela S.A. (PDVSA).  Jose Luis De Jongh Atencio (De Jongh), 48, a dual US-Venezuelan citizen is charged for his alleged role in laundering the proceeds of a scheme involving bribes made to corruptly secure business advantages from Citgo and PDVSA. He is a former procurement officer and manager in Citgo’s Special Projects Group.

https://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/former-venezuelan-official-charged-connection-international-bribery-and-money-laundering

https://www.metro.us/u-s-prosecutors-charge-former

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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