The U.S. Department of Justice has indicted Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, accusing him of running a drug cartel designed 'to flood' the United States with cocaine
Nicolas Maduro accused of running a cartel that sent cocaine to the United States'Fight Club' at 20: The Twisted Joys of David Fincher's Toxic-Masculinity Sucker Punch “For more than 20 years, Maduro and a number of high-ranking colleagues allegedly conspired with the FARC, causing tons of cocaine to enter and devastate American communities,” Attorney General William Barr said. “Today’s announcement is focused on rooting out the extensive corruption within the Venezuelan government — a system constructed and controlled to enrich those at the highest levels of the government. The United States will not allow these corrupt Venezuelan officials to use the U.S. banking system to move their illicit proceeds from South America nor further their criminal schemes.” The U.S. is offering a reward of up to $15 million for information that could lead to the arrest and/or conviction of Maduro. Rewards of $10 million and $5 million are being offered up for information that could aid the capture and/or conviction of the other people indicted. As The New York Times notes, it’s incredibly rare to indict a head of state, but the decision to charge Maduro is in step with President Donald Trump’s pressure campaign on Maduro and Venezuela. The U.S. has pushed for Maduro to leave office after his widely-disputed 2018 re-election. He’s also been heavily criticized for overseeing a devastating economic collapse , fueled primarily by the breakdown of the Venezuelan oil industry that some say has prompted a greater reliance on the drug trade. Amidst all this, millions of Venezuelans have fled the country in recent years. Prior to Thursday’s indictment, Maduro’s former vice president, Tareck El Aissami, had been accused in the United States of drug trafficking on multiple occasions, including an indictment last year. Two of Maduro’s nephews are also serving prison sentences in the U.S. on drug charges after they were accused of trying to bring $20 million in drug money back to Venezuela to help their family maintain power. In This Article: Read more: Rolling Stone
And? He has moved in and cozyed up to Vladimir, this must cut into tRump's profits. Maybe MoscowMitch or Elaine have some information to share. Umm it’s already flooded with cocaine Is this the guy that everybody hates? Or is this the military general that took over Venezuela because everybody likes him more? Venezuela is very confusing right now
I can’t wait to watch “Narcos: Venezuela” on Netflix! He is the enemy of Colombian oligarchy, would they stomach his “drug cartel”? Sounds like another fake attempt. Where? Been out at the grocery stores for weeks. Americans will be forced to huff glue now. Smh priorities The CIA hates competition. TurfWar
U.S. indicts Venezuela's Maduro on 'narco-terrorism' chargesU.S. brings drug trafficking charges against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and several others, accusing them of trying ‘to flood the United States with cocaine,’ and offered a reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of Maduro and here we go nhbgvfcvgbhnjnhbgvfcdxcfvgbhnbgvfc Distraction
Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro charged in U.S. drug trafficking inquiryBREAKING: Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro was charged with federal drug trafficking crimes as part of a far reaching U.S. investigation stretching from New York to Florida, officials said Thursday Weird timing. No big deal... it would be a big deal if they went down there and yanked this son of a b**** back into the United States and put him on trial in New York City
Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro charged in U.S. drug trafficking inquiryVenezuela President Maduro charged in drug trafficking conspiracy along with more than a dozen others That guy isn’t smart enough but his handlers are And Putin? Just another country being overthrown by USA...We are experts at this!
Venezuela's Maduro to face U.S. drug trafficking charges: sourceThe U.S. government is expected to bring criminal charges against Venezuelan Pre... Thanks USA for all the support to my country Wait what Why don't just tighten legislation on drug dealers of their own country? Can you really catch him? And that really helps?
U.S. Unseals Drug Trafficking Charges Against Venezuela's President MaduroNEW: The Justice Department announced charges against Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro — over an alleged conspiracy to flood the U.S with cocaine through a drug trafficking network. Bill Barr should arrest NPR executives for shaking down taxpayers in this time of national crisis. this is going to be a great NarcosNetflix series! Good to know that the entire federal government is focusing on things that really matter in the midst of a global pandemic!
U.S. indicts Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and alliesThe Trump Administration is ramping up its pressure campaign against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro by releasing a criminal indictment charging him with drug trafficking and by posting a $15 million reward for his capture POTUS He was due one right decision.