The US Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) New York has put Joselit de la Trinidad Ramirez Camacho, the head of Venezuela’s crypto, to its most wanted person’s list. According to the ICE, Ramirez Camacho is accused of having deep political, social, and economic connections to multiple alleged drug kingpins, including Tareck EI Aissami. Venezuela’s crypto head is being charged with violations of the International Emergency Economic Powers Act, the Kingpin Act, and many other sanctions.
The US authorities put $5 million in bounty for providing information that could lead to his arrest.
The US authorities have also put $5 million in bounty for any information leading to the arrest or conviction of Venezuela’s crypto head Ramirez Camacho. Camacho is currently Venezuela’s superintendent of cryptocurrency, heading Petro, the country’s oil-backed digital currency. The South American country launched its oil and mineral reserves-backed cryptocurrency Petro in 2018 amid the hyperinflation and the sanction it is facing from the United States. The totalitarian regime of the country even forced its citizens on many occasions to use the digital currency. The Economist Intelligent Unite had rate Venezuela an authoritarian regime last year.
The US Department of Justice also indicted Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro.
The United States Department of Justice had charged Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and 14 other officials of Narco-Terrorism, Corruption, Drug Trafficking, and Other Criminal Charges in March this year. Earlier this year, the US Attorney General William Barr announced a series of direct charges against President Nicolas Maduro and the main leaders of the Venezuelan regime, such as Padrino Lopez, Diosdado Cabello, Tareck El Aissami, among others offering a series of rewards for their captures. s. The Superintendent of Cryptocurrencies, Joselit Ramirez, is accused of working with Tareck El Aissami to provide private flight services for the benefit of Maduro’s 2018 presidential campaign, which violated OFAC’s sanctions.