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Argentina Offers Reward in Graft Case Linked to Fernandez

Argentina Offers Reward in Graft Case Linked to Fernandez

Thursday, 16 August 2018 04:38 PM

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina is offering a reward for information leading to the recovery of money from a case in which former President Cristina Fernandez is accused of leading a corruption scheme involving officials and business leaders.

Security Minister Patricia Bullrich signed an order Thursday offering 5 percent of the money recovered, up to $675,000.

Authorities are investigating alleged corruption over more than a decade during the governments of Fernandez and her predecessor and late husband, Nestor Kirchner.

The driver of one of the accused allegedly kept notebooks with information on his deliveries of bags of cash paid in exchange for the granting of public contracts in 2005-2015.

So far, 14 people have been arrested.

Fernandez denies any wrongdoing. She is currently a senator, a post that gives her immunity from prosecution.

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