During the meetings, Campo allegedly brags about owning several Ferraris and being at “war” with the U.S. and Venezuela’s opposition. He also describes high-level connections with the government that will make it easy to move drugs through Caracas’ international airport and prevent any cocaine-laden plane from being follow by law enforcement because, he said, “it departs as if …. someone from our family was on the plane,” according to a statement by U.S. attorneys for the southern district of New York.
In the court filings, Campo first suggested to agents that the cocaine deal was to fund Cilia Flores’ congressional campaign.
Over at the Beeb, they’re using scare quotes, Venezuela first lady’s nephews ‘confessed’ in drug case
El Nuevo Herald reports that the drugs were allegedly supplied by the FARC
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