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Former Venezuelan official seeks dismissal of Foreign Corrupt Practices Act charge, says US overstepped jurisdiction

By Robert Thomason
  • 10 Feb 2022 14:04
  • 10 Feb 2022 14:04
Nervis Villalobos, a former Venezuelan electricity official charged in the US with bribery and money laundering conspiracy, has asked a judge to dismiss the indictment against him, arguing the Justice Department doesn't have extraterritorial jurisdiction in his case.

Attorneys for Villalobos said a superseding indictment not only fails to show the US has

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