The First (and foremost) Family is behind bars.
Without the patriarch, of course (RIP).
We only talking $20 M here. Nothing big. Just some traditional
However, and since Miss Justice was not exactly on time for old Augusto, some 450 pages of serious and tedious investigation, made by mainly under-payed Chilean policemen, give the World some insight of the glamorous domestic shuffle of federal money.
We have several "take $100 K in this envelope to the Bank and deposit it (at old Riggs and now PNC, mind you)". Some "I'm sending you to Switzerland to see if the bank account is really closed, and if you can, try to get all the money out". Others, of a more distinguished kind, open up accounts under MADE-UP names. The horror!
'John Long' is one. Sounds pornish to me, but hey, let us not judge. Not all criminals are creative.
23 peeps (only 7 from the Pinochet klan) are now under arrest.
I got kind of surprised but must say that the major thing is that an old coup-master such as Ballerino IS STILL ALIVE!
Did I mention that all this unveiled as the Pentagon's own Gates was seducing the Prez? In Santiago?
The old spook must have some good stories when he comes back from his official trip to the Americas -south of the border- in contrast to his old, old, old Contras-old whereabouts...in Nicaragua.
And No. No way this is possible in the USA. Don't get any subversive thoughts...