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Guatemalan Court Convicts Ex-president Of Fraud

GUATEMALA – A court in Guatemala convicted former President Otto Pérez Molina and his Vice President, Roxana Baldetti, of fraud.

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GUATEMALA – A court in Guatemala convicted former President Otto Pérez Molina and his Vice President, Roxana Baldetti, of fraud.

The scheme involved a conspiracy to defraud the state by allowing businesses to evade import duties in exchange for millions in bribes.

Around 30 others including customs officials were implicated in the case. Their sentences have yet to be announced.

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