After being detained in Cape Verde for more than a year on charges of being Nicolas Maduro’s leading man and being extradited to the United States, the jet took Alex Sabe to Cape Verde at 4:50 p.m., local time. It extends to the North American region, Cape Verde media reported Northern News .
On June 12, 2020, Saab was arrested during a technical shutdown of his plane in Cape Verde He is accused by the United States of managing a vast network so that the food aid imposed on dictator Maduro and his regime Venezuela can be diverted for their benefit. Together with his partner Alvaro Pulito, Saab transferred $ 350 million outside of Venezuela to foreign accounts he owned or controlled. BIf convicted, he faces up to 20 years in prison.
The Colombian businessman is a close collaborator Maduro called him a “kidnapper” and gave him the title of ambassador to Venezuela.
Born in Barranquilla and of Lebanese descent, he has been associated with a number of companies, including Group Grand Limited (GGL), which has been accused of providing Chavismo with extra food and supplies. Honestly, Columbia, along with Maduro’s three step-children and nine individuals, was cleared by the United States in July 2019 for this precise maneuver. For that reason, everyone has All assets or real estate they may hold in the United States are frozen.
Alex Chop promised Maduro’s informants to lead a large – scale network of corruption that was brutally exploited to starve people in Venezuela. U.S. Treasury, Steven Munuchin.
The corrupt network that runs the CLAP program has allowed Maduro and his relatives to steal from the Venezuelan people. They use food as a form of social control to reward political supporters and punish opponents, while hoarding hundreds of millions of dollars through ongoing fraudulent schemes, ”he added.
Journalist Gerardo Reyes, Author of the book Alex Chop. True “A few days ago it was revealed to Infobe that the mysterious Baranquilla businessman had benefited from a network of ghost companies dedicated to fictitious imports while dealing with various business affairs of the Bolivarian regime. Managing to amass wealth worth at least a billion dollars. “He solved the most important problems of the Venezuelan government day by day. When the food problem had to be solved due to lack of milk, they called him; when there was no fuel, he went and negotiated to send fuel tanks from Iran,” he said.
In this way, it established close trade and diplomatic relations with countries such as Turkey, Iran and Russia with the primary purpose. Help the Venezuelan dictator to avoid international sanctions.
There were dozens of shell companies he created in various countries in Latin America, Europe and the United States. But Chabin’s main link with Maduro is through the Group Grant Limited (GGL), which is said to sell food to the regime at subsidized prices to distribute to poor neighborhoods. However, the two were accused on different occasions of illegally obtaining hundreds of millions of dollars for this scheme known as CLAP. It has even been reported that they provided spoiled food.
U.S. officials have been targeting Saab for years, believing how Maduro will keep many secretsThe president’s family and his key collaborators have turned millions of dollars into government contracts.
The Savista argument – and the argument of his Russian and Chinese allies – is that Saab is the diplomatic ambassador of the Venezuelan government, and therefore enjoys judicial immunity while he is on official duty. However, the regime did not convince Cape Verde’s Constitutional Court, which last month allowed him to be deported after a year of controversy by the Chapin Law Committee, including former Spanish judges Baltazar Carson and Bakerhasteller, one of the largest law firms in the United States.
In the last few weeks, The Venezuelan regime sought to prevent him from handing over its latest maneuver, demanding that he be released in order to be included in the dialogue table in Mexico. This demand was rejected by the opposition and the measure.
The handover, in fact, adds uncertainty to the process, which is set to resume meetings in Mexico tomorrow, October 17th.