The Guardian: Venezuelan ex-narcotics officials indicted over alleged links to traffickers
Nestor Reverol and Edylberto Molina, former heads of National Anti-Drugs Office, indicted in US over claims they were bribed for helping drug traffickers
Two former leading officials of Venezuela’s anti-drugs agency have been indicted in a US federal court on charges that they helped drug traffickers move their product in exchange for bribes, in the latest action by US authorities against people closely linked to the Venezuelan government.
In an indictment filed in Brooklyn federal court, US prosecutors said Nestor Reverol, who was removed as the chief of the National Guard last month, and Edylberto Molina, a military attache posted in Germany, allegedly took bribes from drug traffickers when they were the director and deputy director, respectively, of the National Anti-Drugs Office.
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