Argentina: Miami Investors Nabbed in Fernandez Corruption Case

Argentinian authorities are making headway in a massive corruption case against ex-president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, arresting late last month four individuals whose trails lead to a US$65 million property empire including luxury condos, pharmacies, and banks scattered across South Florida and New York City, the Miami Herald reported Sunday.

Miami Beach, Florida. Individuals arrested in October stand accused of buying property in South Florida and New York using money former president Fernandez received in the form of bribes. (Photo: Flickr, Roman Boed, CC BY 2.0)Fernandez is currently facing bribery charges in connection with a scheme in which government contracts were allegedly awarded to construction companies in return for cash bribes. The charges constitute the most extensive bribery case against a former Argentinian president. 

Fernandez was president from 2007 to 2015 – succeeding her husband, Nestor Kirchner, who died in 2010 – and is a

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