Venezuela ex-treasurer who took $1 billion in bribes sentenced to 10 years

(Reuters) – Venezuela’s former national treasurer, who received over $1 billion in bribes as part of illicit foreign currency operations, was sentenced by a U.S. judge on Tuesday to 10 years in prison, court records showed. Alejandro Andrade, who ran the treasury for four years under late socialist leader Hugo Chavez, must surrender to prison […]

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