Region: El Salvador

Former Salvadorean football official sentenced to 16 months in prison

The former president of El Salvador’s football federation will also pay $360,000 for his role in an international corruption scheme that the US has been pursuing for years.

29 September 2022

El Salvador orders arrest of ex-president for corruption

23 July 2021

Central American groups set up anti-corruption body

04 June 2021

El Salvador anti-corruption body to receive special powers

13 September 2019

El Salvador to launch Guatemala-style anti-corruption committee

12 August 2019

Anti-corruption candidate wins El Salvador presidential election

04 February 2019

Judge orders seizure of ex-El Salvador president’s assets

07 November 2016

El Salvador investigating HSBC Switzerland clients

El Salvador’s attorney general is investigating whether 54 Salvadorans opened secret accounts with HSBC private bank in Switzerland. The accounts were opened between 1988 and 2006 and have a total worth of US$88.

12 February 2015

DoJ expects more cooperation between US and Latin American enforcers

Cooperation between US and Latin American law enforcers will continue to increase according to James Koukios, senior deputy chief of the fraud section in the criminal division of the US Department of Justice, who urged companies to cooperate with authorities.

22 October 2014

DoJ points to sectors most vulnerable to corruption in LatAm

Evidence from investigations around Latin America suggests that the extractive, utilities and health sectors are among those most vulnerable to corruption, says James Koukios, senior deputy chief of the fraud section in the criminal division of the US Department of Justice.

17 October 2014

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