Venezuelan officials charged with US export control violations

The US DOJ has unsealed indictments charging Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro and 14 current and former high-ranking officials with narco-terrorism, drug trafficking, money-laundering and corruption offences, “causing tons of cocaine to enter and devastate American communities” in a conspiracy with the Colombian FARC. Among the series of charges, Oscar Rafael Colmenarez Villalobos, a former Venezuelan Air Force Officer, has been …

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About Michael O'Kane

Michael O'Kane

Michael was called to the Bar in 1992 and prior to joining Peters & Peters was a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service Headquarters (CPS). He was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist,...

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