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Salvadoran court sentenced the former president and his wife to return 4.4 million US dollars of public funds

Salvadoran court sentenced the former president and his wife to return 4.4 million US dollars of public funds

January 6 that a civil court in El Salvador found former President Elias Antonio Saca and his wife Ana Mixco guilty of “illegal enrichment” on Tuesday and demanded them $4.4 million returned to the treasury.

Prosecutor of the Prosecutor’s Office, Gerver Montoya, said that the prosecution found irregularities in the couple’s property declaration and accused the two of transferring public funds to personal bank accounts and the broadcasters owned during Saka’s presidency from 2004 to 2009.

In the account of the division.

In addition to being ordered to return illegal income, Saka was reportedly banned from holding public office for 10 years.

Previously, Saka, who had been sentenced to 10 years in prison for corruption in September 2018, confessed to two charges of money laundering and misappropriation of $301 million in public funds during his tenure.

Raul Melara, Attorney General of El Salvador on Twitter: “We want them to pay for the crimes they commit.

The money is used to benefit the Salvadoran people.”

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