Corruption

Mayor and former Mayor of Valle de San Juan (Tolima) sentenced for giving construction materials and other gifts in exchange for votes

Héctor Orlando Padilla Barragán, who served as Mayor of the municipality Valle de San Juan from 2016 to 2019, and the elected Mayor 2020-2023 in the same town, Daniel Ricardo García Castillo, were sentenced according to a preliminary agreement to...

Guilty verdict against the former mayor of Gachancipá (Cundinamarca) for administrative corruption

At the request of the Sectional Office in Cundinamarca belonging to the Office of the Attorney General, a judge of the circuit sentenced former municipal mayor of Gachancipá (Cundinamarca) Alfonso López Sánchez to 48 months in prison for breach...

Office of the Attorney General will charge and will issue 10 arrest warrants for 10 mayors, it will summon other 3 mayors and 3 governors for questioning

• Other 32 people will be charged with alleged corruption during the emergency caused by Covid -19. • The Attorney General, Francisco Barbosa Delgado, leads an anti-corruption strategy within the framework of his first 100 days of his management The  anticorruption team...

Former Incoder´s National Assistant Manager, José Ignacio Lacouture Armenta, was sentenced for illegal appropriation of a swamp in Sucre to award it to a private individual

The Attorney General's Office obtained a 120-month prison sentence (10 years) against the former Incoder´s National Assistant Manager (Instituto Colombiano de Desarrollo Rural in Spanish), José Ignacio Lacouture Armenta, for the "disappearance" of swamp Amanzaguapos, Dividivi and Caño Viloria, in San...

The outgoing mayor of Valle de San Juan (Tolima) was sent to prison for alleged alliance with elected mayor in order to get votes

The Office of the Attorney General has documented 10 facts to demonstrate the illegal activity committed by the governor who allegedly lent machinery of the municipality and offered human resources to get supporters for Daniel Ricardo García Castillo who...

Two candidates, a mayor and his wife were arrested for electoral corruption

The Office of the Attorney General investigates candidates for the Mayor´s Office in the Municipality El Rosario (Nariño), Lauro Nel Arturo Guerrero and Alberto Folleco Eraso as well as the mayor of the municipality El Paso (Cesar), Hidalfo De...

Employee of the mayor’s office in Quibdó was accused of the commission of alleged irregularities in contracts amounting more than 311 million pesos

The Office of the Attorney General filed charges against Edith Franceny González Agudelo who, by the time of the events, worked in the Mayor´s Office of Quibdó, Chocó. The woman will be prosecuted for the crime of illicit gain. According...

Orlando Arciniegas, former lawyer of the Mayor’s Office in Ibagué, was charged for alleged irregularities in another contract concerning the National Games

The Office of the Attorney General charged Orlando Arciniegas Lagos, former legal advisor for the Major´s Office In the city of Ibagué (2015) for undue interest in the execution of contracts and extortion. This process is related to new facts...

First conviction in Albania (La Guajira) concerning paving stones which caused a detriment of more than 5.900 million pesos

Thanks to a hard work performed by the Office of the Attorney General concerning the issue of corruption in the country, the First court of mixed jurisdiction* for the Circuit of Maicao (La Guajira) will sentence Liliana Rocío Lambiase,...

Third conviction against former mayor of Bogotá Samuel Moreno for irregularities in contract assignment of Transmilenio for 26th Street

The 34th judge hearing the case in Bogotá sentenced the former major of this city, Samuel Moreno Rojas, to 30 years (360 months) in prison, as author of appropriation of 190,000 million pesos during the construction of Transmilenio* on...