Arrests Headlines

  • Suspects in Venezuelan corruption probe hold US passports

    Five high-ranking officials arrested in Venezuela amid an anti-corruption sweep of its state-owned oil company’s U.S.-based subsidiary carry American passports.

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  • Suspects in Venezuelan corruption probe hold US passports

    Five high-ranking officials arrested in Venezuela amid an anti-corruption sweep of its state-owned oil company's U.S.-based subsidiary carry American passports. Two people with direct knowledge of the case on Wednesday confirmed to The Associated Press the dual citizenship of five of six...

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  • Louisiana missionary home after being detained in Guatemala

    A Louisiana man detained by Guatemalan authorities since March while on a church mission trip has returned to the United States. U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy and U.S. Rep. Mike Johnson helped secure Zachary Wilson's release. More than 100 friends and family greeted Wilson as he arrived Wednesday...

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  • Judge orders hearings for teens detained as gang suspects

    Teenagers who crossed the border into the United States and were placed with sponsors under the unaccompanied-children program, then later detained because of suspected gang activity must get prompt hearings about those allegations, a judge has ruled. The decision issued late Monday by a...

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  • Venezuela arrests Citgo chief in anti-corruption dragnet

    Venezuelan authorities detained the acting president of Citgo, the state-owned oil company’s U.S. subsidiary, and five other executives for their alleged involvement in a corruption scheme, officials said Tuesday.

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  • Russian lawmaker detained in France in tax fraud case

    French police have detained a Russian lawmaker and tycoon in southern France as part of a probe into suspected laundering of tax fraud proceeds, a French prosecutor said Tuesday. The prosecutor told The Associated Press that Suleiman Kerimov, a Russian billionaire who has a seat in the...

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