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Top Colombian official faces money-laundering charge

Wednesday, June 28, 2017


A top Colombian anti-corruption official and a lawyer are facing US money-laundering- conspiracy charges in an alleged foreign bribery scheme, federal authorities said.

Luis Gustavo Moreno Rivera, 35, and Leonardo Luis Pinilla Gomez, 31, were both arrested in Colombia, said Acting Miami US Attorney Benjamin Greenberg. Moreno is director of the anti-corruption office for Colombia's chief prosecutor and Pinilla is the attorney.

Source: Associated Press