US law enforcement offers $5M for the capture of Venezuela’s superintendent of cryptocurrencies. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) and Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), has put out a bounty for $5 million for the arrest and conviction of Venezuela’s superintendent of cryptocurrency.
Joselit de la Trinidad Ramirez Camacho is now added to America’s Most Wanted List, as he is accused of transgressing against U.S. sanctions and working with drug cartels. Reportedly, the Venezuelan Petro crypto asset is all part of Nicolas Maduro’s and Camacho’s scheme to avoid economic sanctions imposed by the American government.
The investigation is being conducted by HSI New York’s El Dorado Financial Crimes Task Force and Camacho is accused of “deep political, social and economic ties to multiple alleged narcotics kingpins, including Tareck EI Aissami.”
“Through the rewards program, up to $5 million is being offered for information leading to the arrest or conviction of Joselit de la Trinidad Ramirez Camacho, a Venezuelan government official,” explains the ICE and HSI press release. “Ramirez Camacho currently serves as Venezuela’s superintendent of cryptocurrency and has been indicted in the Southern District of New York for violations of the International Emergency Economic Powers Act, the Kingpin Act, and other sanctions imposed by the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Asset Control (OFAC).”
[image: Presidencia Venezuela]