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Criminal network accused of favoring cattle smuggling through Venezuela´s border was dismantled

ICA* employees and former employees, cattle breeders and other individuals were arrested as a result of a joint investigation. A joint work between the Office of the Attorney General, the National Police,  National Directorate of Taxes and Customs (Dirección de...

The Office of the Attorney General charged other four councilmen due to irregular election of municipal controller of Ibagué in 2016

The Office of the Attorney General charged four councillors of Ibagué (Tolima) on August 22nd with breach of duty (action) for events that occurred in January 2016 when the municipal comptroller was irregularly elected, as determined by experts of...

The illegal route of ‘Los Quilates’ (Carats)

A criminal network allegedly involved in trafficking large amounts of gold and jewelry was discovered. Eight (8) people were arrested, including a Colombian Migration officer. During the operation ‘Splendor’ properties worth 60 billion COP were also seized. The Office of...

Press release 201

On the initiative of the Office of the Attorney General, the hearings (audiencias concentradas)* in order to legalize arrest, to bring charges and to issue a preventive detention measure against  FRANCISCO JAVIER RICAURTE GÓMEZ took place between September 22nd...

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...

Alleged members of the criminal organization ‘Los Caparros’ who are investigated for the death of social leaders in Antioquia were sent to prison

A hard blow was given to the so- called Armed Group (Grupo Armado Organizado Residual (GAOR)) Los Caparros, in Tarazá (Antioquia) by the Office of the Attorney General in a joint operation with the National Army Command (Comando Conjunto...

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...

Two men arrested in flagrante delicto in possession of more than 50 kilos of explosives went to jail

At the request of the Office of the Attorney General, a preventive detention order with imprisonment was issued against Rober Romero Cobo and Jhon James Silgado Córdoba for manufacturing, trafficking and possession of weapons and explosives for private use...

The self-confessed murderer of a community leader in Chocó was sentenced to more than 17 years in prison

Given the force of the material evidence presented by the Office of the Attorney General, Jhon Freddy Córdoba Chaverra, alias Mosquerita (23 year old) pled guilty to the charges that were brought in a hearing. The First Criminal Court...

Criminal organization which smuggled cocaine through Caribbean ports was dismantled

As part of their commitment, the Office of the Attorney General in coordination with the 1st Division of National Army and with support of international agencies dismantled a criminal organization which was looking for investors interested in trafficking cocaine...