U.S. Offers $5 Million Reward for the Arrest of Venezuela’s Cryptocurrency Chief

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The United States government is offering a $5 million reward for information that will lead to the arrest and conviction of Venezuela’s cryptocurrency chief, Joselit de la Trinidad Ramirez Camacho.

According to the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) New York, Ramirez Camacho is now included in the agency’s Most Wanted List.

Ramirez Camacho is currently serving as Venezuela’s National Superintendent of Cryptoactive and Related Activities under the Maduro regime.

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The U.S. government filed charges against Ramirez Camacho in the Southern District of New York for his alleged involvement in transnational organized crimes such as drug trafficking and money laundering.

Ramirez Camacho has deep political, social, and economic ties to multiple alleged kingpins including Tareck El Aissami. He violated the International Emergency Economic Powers Act, the Kingpin Act, and other sanctions imposed by the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Asset Control (OFAC), according to the HSI.