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Juan Almeida died, implicated in the corruption plot in PDVSA who was under house arrest after going to jail

Juan Almeida died, implicated in the corruption plot in PDVSA who was under house arrest after going to jail

Juan Almeida died, implicated in the corruption plot in PDVSA who was under house arrest after going to jail

The attorney general of VenezuelaTarek William Saab, confirmed early Tuesday morning the death of Juan Almeida, better known as N33, a Chavista hacker detained by the authorities due to investigations related to the corruption scheme called PDVSA-crypto.

Saab detailed on Twitter that Almeida suffered from a terminal illness diagnosed as liver cirrhosis. “At the time of his death, he was at his residence after being granted the humanitarian measure of house arrest,” he added.

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Almeida was arrested on April 5 after a raid on his residence located in the urbanization The OrticeñoLibertador municipality (Palo Negro), Aragua state.

At the time of his arrest, Almeida entered into a health situation that required his transfer to a clinic. Here the 2nd Court of Control of Caracas was constituted and held the presentation hearing in which he was accused of his charges. Subsequently, he was granted the benefit of house by prison.

Arrested with his brothers

Next to Juan AlmeidaThey arrested his brothers Jorge Luis and Carlos Jesús Almeida Morgado. They are also charged before the 2nd Court of Control.

The Almeida Morgado brothers are linked to the PDVSA-Crypto plot.

These parallel operations to the oil industry sold Venezuelan crude without the State receiving the foreign currency resulting from these transactions.

These were carried out from the National Superintendence of Cryptoactives (Sunacrip), according to the explanation offered by the Public Ministry. Parallel operations yielded 3 billion dollars during the last quarter of the year 2022.

With that same modus operandi they allegedly acted Álvaro Enrique Pulido Vargas and Pedro Alejandro Herrera Araquebrother-in-law of the ex-deputy Hugbel Roa.

herrera araque He is president of the Industria Médica de Occidente drugstore and Farmacia El Alba.

Since last February, he had been managing a concession to operate these two franchises in the Bosque Valle urbanization, where both he and Hugbel Roa.

Pulido Vargas, a Colombian businessman captured in Country Club, Caracas, is requested by the United States justice system.

This is due to his alleged involvement in money laundering and drug trafficking. In Venezuela he is pointed out as a financial operator linked to Hugbel Roa.



Source: Elcomercio

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