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Montesinos Guilty of Disappearances in “Basement” Case

Montesinos Guilty of Disappearances in “Basement” Case

Vladimiro Montesinos, spy chief and closest advisor to Alberto Fujimori in the 1990s, has been sentenced to 22 years in prison for the forced disappearance in 1993 of two students and a retired university professor.   Also sentenced to 22 years is the former commander in chief of the armed forces, […]

Peru Works to Recover $40mn from Montesinos’ Bank Accounts

Peru is currently working to recover more than $40 million from bank accounts that former spy chief Vladimiro Montesinos and his network opened abroad in the 1990s. According to Alonso Peña, head of the International Judicial Cooperation and Extraditions Unit in the Attorney General’s Office, the money is in Luxembourg […]

Police Intelligence Officials Reported Spying on Vice President

Police Intelligence Officials Reported Spying on Vice President

A split within President Ollanta Humala’s government emerged this week, as news reports said that police intelligence agents were spying on the country’s vice president. The news of spying on Vice President Marisol Espinoza has created a backlash, forcing President Ollanta Humala and his Prime Minister, Ana Jara, to address […]

by · January 22, 2015 · 0 comments · Law & Justice, Politics
Fujimori Sentenced to Eight Years for Embezzlement

Fujimori Sentenced to Eight Years for Embezzlement

Alberto Fujimori, President of Peru between 1990 and 2000, was handed down an eight-year prison sentence yesterday, found guilty of embezzlement. Fujimori was convicted for unlawfully transferring S/.122 million ($41 mn) from Armed Forces funds to the National Intelligence office, to buy the editorial line of several daily tabloid newspapers […]