US probe targets Dominican Electoral Board cash transactions

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New York.- The United States Department of the Treasury on Thursday said it’s investigating the closure of the bank account belonging to the Dominican Central Electoral Board, for a series of “irregular” cash transactions, supposedly for the payment of the logistics in the last elections of July 5. The information was confirmed by a lawyer specialized in federal cases, who explained that after the bank that closes the account is obliged by law to immediately notify the reason for the closure by the Treasury, which in turn, determines indications of illicit or criminal conduct with probable cause, places the case in the hands of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) for the criminal follow-up of the process. The lawyer, who requested anonymity because he was not authorized to speak about […]

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