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First PDVSA sentencings set bar for “huge case”

By Clara Hudson

01 July 2019

First PDVSA sentencings set bar for “huge case” Houston, Texas. (Credit: iStock.com/Pgiam)

At the first sentencing hearings in the US prosecution of individuals accused of participating in a bribery scheme while at Venezuela’s state-owned oil company, a Houston federal judge grappled with the size of the case.