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Protection measures requested by the Office of the Attorney General for victims of Hidroituango case were ratified

The inhabitants of 19 municipalities near the mega work Hidroituango will continue under the protection measures requested by the Office of the Attorney General which were granted in last June 12. This decision was adopted by the 28th Criminal Court...

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,...

56 people arrested as a strategy against murder and microtrafficking in Magdalena

The operation allowed to impact 4 criminal organizations, clarify four homicides that were perpetrated this year in Santa Marta, remove more than 1000 doses of narcotics from the market and seize cash and firearms. In development of the prioritization plan...

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...

Criminal network engaged in sexual exploitation of Colombian and Venezuelan children in La Guajira was dismantled

The Office of the Attorney General continues in its fight to protect children and teenagers’ rights. In this regard, in recent hours, it carried out a joint operation called ‘Abeona’ with SIJIN-DIPRO of the National Police which allowed to...

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...

8 people were prosecuted for drug trafficking in a National Army battalion

Among people arrested there are seven militaries in active duty and a civilian. At the request of the Office of the Attorney General, the 65 Municipal Criminal Court in Bogotá issued a preventive detention order with imprisonment against five men,...

Four Inpec´s former employees will be inquired for their alleged participation in the disappearance of inmates from the so-called Modelo prison in Bogotá

Proceedings will be carried out during the month of October. Concerning investigations carried out by the Office of the Attorney General to clarify facts which led to the forced disappearance of 101 inmates from the so-called Modelo prison in Bogotá,...