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Man involved in investigations on child pornography with minors of Colombia, Argentina, Venezuela and Mexico was arrested

During the investigation, more than 10.000 photographs of his victims between the ages of 9 -14 were detected in his social networks. Due to the conclusive evidence presented by the Office of the Attorney General, the 37 year old Geyner...

The Office of the Attorney General reports the Ministry of Education an infiltration of terrorist groups in the public university

May 2, 2019 11:33 am The Office of the Attorney General has evidence of manipulation and cooptation in public universities by illegal organizations linked to the National Liberation Army (in spanish Ejército de Liberación Nacional- ELN) and Farc´s residual structures...

Arrest of councilman and former contractor of Dosquebradas (Risaralda) for  alleged acts of corruption

At the request of the Attorney General's Office, a judge issued an arrest warrant against Jhon Jairo Llanos Zapata, councilman of Dosquebradas (Risaralda) and Luz Mary Guerrero, former contractor. Llanos and Guerrero will have to answer for the crimes of...

Retired general Mauricio Santoyo was arrested for his alleged participation in the disappearance of two human rights defenders in Medellin

The Office of the Attorney General established the legal status of the former official and ordered his arrest as allegedly responsible for aggravated criminal conspiracy and forced disappearance of persons. According to the evidence and testimonies gathered by the Office...

Lawyer Leonardo Pinilla Gómez arrested for extortion

April 29,  2019 1:49 pm After serving a sentence in the United States, the lawyer was arrested upon his arrival in Bogotá based on a court order obtained by the Attorney General's Office. Leonardo Pinilla Gomez must answer for his alleged...

A corruption network integrated by Dian officials and private individuals who sold confiscated machinery was dismantled

Office of the Attorney General, the National Police and the National Directorate of Taxes and Customs (DIAN)* discovered that the criminal structure allegedly simulated the destruction of machinery, engines and other confiscated products that had actually been sold. As...

Properties belonging to a band engaged in small-scale selling of drugs near universities in Bogotá were seized

Four properties were subjected to a seizure process (extinction de dominio)1 due to the fact that were used by alias James and drug dealers who were arrested in the so-called Operación Reprobados III. Properties exceed one thousand million pesos....

With a new regulation, the Office of the Attorney General speeds up investigations to combat impunity in cases of domestic violence

Amendments also contemplate that victims’ testimony will be preserved to avoid the retraction of denunciations and time response to victims will be reduced. Multiple investigations on domestic violence in Colombia have revealed a reality that reflects the seriousness of...

First trimester: homicide figures went down and the clarification of violent deaths increased

The most recent measures of the Office of the Attorney General showed that homicide figures fell by 9,86% in the cities and 6,61% in the whole country in the first trimester of the year. It is a significant number...

Historic advance concerning clarification of femicides in the country

Regarding the 85.42% of crimes that occurred in the first three months of 2019, causes have been established, individuals have been arrested or linked to the investigations. Thanks to the new research techniques implemented by the Office of the Attorney...