Peravia Bank extradition to begin
National District Judge, Jose Alejandro Vargas, has authorized prosecutor Yeni Berenice Reynoso to begin extradition proceedings against the 10 people implicated in the Peravia Bank fraud case.
The accused are Jose Luis Santoro Castellano, Gabriel Arturo Jimenez Aray, Alejandro Morales Santoro, Luis Manuel Melo Pena, Evelyn Serret, Miriam Serret, Luis Herrera Valerio, Jose Carlos Bergantinos, Lorenzo Alejandro Laviosa Lopez and Miriam Serret Aponte.
The bank was shuttered in November 2014, amid numerous complaints of irregularities. The authorities accused Venezuelans, Luis Santoro Castellano, who was the president; Gabriel Jimenez Aray, the vice president and executive Daniel Morales Santoro of being responsible for the fraud. They all fled the country as the investigation began to pick up steam.
The suspects are accused of criminal association to commit crimes and money laundering that amounted to around US$2.8 million.
Source: DR1, Elnuevodiario
July 15, 2016
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