Seven cases underway in justice efforts to combat corruption in government


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Feb 20, 2019

The Dominican government has a total of seven on-going investigations into corrupt practices, money laundering, and criminal association. An op-ed piece in El Dia concludes that the cases are fit for movie thrillers scripts.

Operation Coral 5GThe very latest, apparently an off-shoot of the previous six cases, is called Operation Coral 5G. It involves at least three generals, including the head of the Tourism Police (Cestur), and an Air Force general and an Army general. Operation Coral 5G deals with a lot of money, with one of those generals admitting to receiving over RD$700,000,000 over a six-year period, and another found in possession of a beach apartment that cost US$3,000 a month. Operation Coral 5G is a Part II of Operation Coral, involving new arrests of military and persons close to former President Danilo Medina.

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