Venezuela's 'Narco Nephews' Case Hints at Govt Complicity in Drug Trade - Insightcrime.org

Two nephews of Venezuela's first lady have been found guilty of drug crimes in a US federal court, with several pieces of evidence presented during the trial pointing to complicity in the drug trade by high-level figures in the Venezuelan government. A ...

To Avoid Life Sentence, Nephews of Venezuela's First Lady Could Give Away Relatives - PanAm Post

(la patilla) One official said the nephews of the First Lady of Venezuela will have the weekend to think about cooperating. (la patilla) · EspañolThe nephews of Venezuela's First Lady were convicted on Friday of conspiring to traffic drugs into the ...

Why the Venezuelan First Lady's Nephews Got Nailed for Drug Running - Daily Beast

Once again the DEA nails figures connected to the disastrous regime of Nicolás Maduro, but will that make any difference to the Venezuelan people? Ingrid Arnesen. 11.20.16 10:00 PM ET. PORT-AU-PRINCE—When a small private Cessna Citation plane ...

DEA Used Westchester Airport in International Drug Bust - Patch.com

HARRISON, NY — When federal law enforcement officials closed in on two drug traffickers in Haiti, they flew them to the United States in a DEA jet through Westchester County Airport. The two men were f0und guilty Nov. 18 of conspiring to import ...

Informants in case of Venezuelan president's nephews accused of smuggling too - Fox News Latino

NEW YORK (AP) – Informants with dirty pasts are a fixture at drug trials, but even by those standards, the father-son team that played a central role in the cocaine trafficking prosecution of the nephews of Venezuela's first lady stands out. ADVERTISEMENT.

Venezuelan first lady's nephews convicted of drug charges in US court - fox13now.com

(CNN) — Two nephews of Venezuela's first lady, Cilia Flores, have been convicted in US federal court for conspiring to smuggle more than 800 kilograms (1,763 pounds) of cocaine into the United States. Franqui Francisco Flores de Freitas, 31, and ...

Two Guilty in Venezuelan Drug Conspiracy Trial - New York Law Journal (registration)

Efrain Antonio Campo Flores, left, and Franqui Francisco Flores de Freitas, stand with law enforcement officers after their arrest in Haiti in November 2015. Reuters. Two nephews of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and his wife Cilia Flores were ...

Nephews of Venezuela first lady guilty of US drug charges - The Express Tribune

Efrain Antonio Campo Flores (2nd from L) and Franqui Fancisco Flores de Freitas stand with law enforcement officers. PHOTO: REUTERS. NEW YORK: A jury on Friday convicted two nephews of Venezuela's first lady of plotting to smuggle 1,760 pounds (800 ...

Venezuela first lady's nephews convicted - NewsX

New York: Two nephews of Venezuela's first lady were found guilty of conspiring to import 800 kg of cocaine into the US. A federal jury in New York on Friday deliberated for over five hours before convicting Efrain Antonio Campo Flores, 29, and ...

Venezuelan President's Nephews Found Guilty in Cocaine Case - Bloomberg

Two nephews of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro were found guilty of conspiring to traffic 800 kilograms of cocaine into the U.S., in a politically fraught case that links the country's ruling family to the corruption plaguing its economy. Efrain ...

Nephews of Venezuela first lady convicted of cocaine plot - BBC News

Two nephews of Venezuela's first lady have been found guilty of conspiring to import 800kg (1,750lb) of cocaine into the US. Franqui Francisco Flores de Freitas, 31, and Efrain Antonio Campo Flores, 30, were convicted at a court in Manhattan, New York.

Venezuelan 1st lady's 2 nephews found guilty in cocaine case - Daily Mail

NEW YORK (AP) — Two nephews of Venezuela's first lady who were charged with conspiring to send drugs to the United States were convicted on Friday by a jury that found evidence of the crime even though the government's star witness came across to at ...

New York Jury Convicts Nephews of Venezuela's First Lady On Drug Trafficking Charges - NPR

Two nephews of Venezuelan first lady Cilia Flores were convicted on charges of conspiring to ship more than 1,700 pounds of cocaine to the United States. A New York federal jury found Efrain Antonio Campo Flores, 30, and his cousin, Franqui Francisco ...

Nephews of Venezuelan first lady convicted of drug trafficking - Toronto Star

They were convicted of conspiring to import 770 kilos of cocaine to the U.S., even though the prosecution's star witness was seen as flawed. The nephews of Venezuelan first lady Cilia Flores were convicted for conspiring last year to import more than ...

Venezuelan first lady's 2 nephews found guilty in drug case - Los Angeles Times

Two nephews of Venezuela's first lady were convicted on Friday of charges they conspired to send drugs to the United States. The jury returned its verdict in the case against Efrain Campo and his cousin Francisco Flores after less than a day of ...

Venezuelan 'first nephews' found guilty in plot to smuggle drugs to US - Miami Herald

A federal jury in New York City on Friday found that two nephews of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro planned to smuggle hundreds of kilograms of cocaine from the presidential hangar at the Caracas airport to Honduras for shipment to the United ...

Venezuelan first lady's nephews convicted of drug charges in US court - KABC

(CNN) – Two nephews of Venezuela's first lady, Cilia Flores, have been convicted in US federal court for conspiring to smuggle more than 800 kilograms (1,763 pounds) of cocaine into the United States. Franqui Francisco Flores de Freitas, 31, and Efrain ...

New York Jury Convicts Nephews of Venezuela's First Lady On Drug Trafficking Charges - North Country Public Radio

Two nephews of Venezuelan first lady Cilia Flores were convicted on charges of conspiring to ship more than 1,700 pounds of cocaine to the United States. A New York federal jury found Efrain Antonio Campo Flores, 30, and his cousin, Franqui Francisco ...

Father-son informants trafficked drugs while on US payroll - The Missoulian

FILE - In this Nov. 14, 2016 courtroom file sketch, the drug trial of two nephews of Venezuela's first lady proceeds in New York with, from left, Francisco Flores, with earphones and Efrain Campo, with earphones. The government's star informants in the ...

Venezuelan first lady's 2 nephews found guilty in drug case - 680 News

FILE - In this Dec. 17, 2015, courtroom file sketch, Efrain Antonio Campo Flores, seated second from left, has an emotional reaction as he is flanked by his attorneys while appearing with his cousin Franqui Francisco Flores De Freitas, far right, in ...