Update on government corruption cases

Simón Lizardo / Diario Libre

Attorney General Office prosecutors continue inquiries into cases of administrative corruption. Several former government officers are suspect. Recently summoned by the state prosecutors now under Attorney General Miriam German were the former administrator of the Banco de Reservas, Simón Lizardo Mézquita; former Minister of Hacienda Donald Guerrero. Interrogated for crimes related to officers in the Abinader administration were Juan Carlos Ventura Duarte, former husband of former Youth Minister Kinsberly Taveras; and Leonardo Fañas, suspended director of the Dominican Agrarian Institute, who is accused of sexual assault on an employee.

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10 February 2021