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Tag: Boudou bribey

  • Wednesday, August 8th 2018 - 06:02 UTC

    Argentine ex-vice president Boudou sentenced to five years and ten months in prison

    A court found Amado Boudou 55, guilty of “passive bribery” and conduct “incompatible” with his duties as a public servant

    Argentina's former vice president, Amado Boudou, was sentenced to nearly six years in prison on Tuesday after being found guilty of corruption while serving under former president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner. The charges related to Boudou's attempt to buy a company that printed currency through a front business while serving as Cristina Fernández economy minister.

  • Saturday, June 28th 2014 - 10:07 UTC

    Argentine vice-president Amado Boudou charged with bribery

    Boudou is accused of using shell companies and secret middlemen to gain control of the printing company

    An Argentine judge has charged Vice President Amado Boudou with bribery and conducting business incompatible with public office in the acquisition of the company that prints the country's currency and of later benefiting from government contracts.