Corruption

Former employee of Ecopetrol was sentenced concerning the case of scandal of Petrotiger

The Office of the Attorney General proved that engineer Jaime Eduardo Urueta Martínez, a former employee of Ecopetrol, received gifts to favor the multinational Petrotiger in a contract for testing oil wells whose initial value reached 143,387 dollars. In that...

Due to acts of corruption in San Andres, two former governors were convicted and other 18 individuals were arrested

The Office of the Attorney General continues with the fight against corruption so that, those who have used poor people´s budget for their personal benefit will have to appear before justice. Due to the above and in order to give...

Alleged network of corruption that operated in the Comptroller´s Office of Antioquia was dismantled

The judicial process also includes assets seizure* exceeding 13 billion pesos. Within the framework of the so-called ‘Plan Bolsillos de Cristal’, members of the Technical Investigative Corps (in spanish Cuerpo Técnico de Investigación CTI) of the sectional Offices of Antioquia...

Office of the Attorney General filled an indictment against former governor of Quindío for alleged acts of corruption

The 8th Prosecutor's Office before the Supreme Court filed an indictment against former governor of Quindío Sandra Paola Hurtado Palacio (2012 - 2015) for her alleged participation in execution of contracts without compliance with legal requirements and misappropriation. The evidence...

Office of the Attorney General brought charges due to alleged irregularities in contract signed by Empresa de Aseo de Bucaramanga

Before a judge (in Spanish control de garantías), charges were brought by the Office of the Attorney General in the framework of an investigation on alleged irregularities committed in contract 096 of 2016 signed by Empresa de Aseo de...

One of the so-called masterminds of the commission of embezzlement to the so-called Fondo Premium of Interbolsa was condemned

Tomás Jaramillo Botero, one of the masterminds of the fraudulent scheme of the se-called Fondo Premium, negotiated a plea bargain with the Office of the Attorney General. In that sense, the defendant pled guilty to massive and habitual fund-raising,...

Lawyer Alexandre Vernot was accused by the Office of the Attorney General in the so-called Hyundai case

The Office of the Attorney General formally charged lawyer Alexandre Vernot Hernández with bribery (as author) in a public hearing which was held before the judge 51 hearing the case (juez de conocimiento) in Bogotá. The prosecutor stated that the...

The Office of the Attorney General reaches a payment agreement amounting 24 billion pesos with people implicated in Odebrecht case

To date, the Office of the Attorney General has reached a payment agreement amounting about 24 billion pesos. Of that amount, 6 billion pesos were recovered last January 17 which are part of the 6.5 million dollars that were...

A mayor, a former mayor and other public servants in Montelíbano were prosecuted for ‘carousel of agreements’*

The Office of the Attorney General determined that 51 agreements were manipulated in such a way that they would be handled by foundations without experience. This way, 59 thousand million pesos of Montelíbano (Córdoba) were put at risk. The Office...

Charges were brought against former presidents of Reficar by the Office of the Attorney General for undue execution of contracts

Orlando José Cabrales Martínez and  Felipe Castilla Canales allegedly ‘directly’ awarded a millionaire contract to manage, supervise and monitor a project. Charges were brought against Orlando José Cabrales Martínez and Felipe Castilla Canales, former presidents of Reficar S.A, by the...