Category Archives: corruption

Urban Train Faces Another FBI Inquiry

http://www.puertorico-herald.org/issues/2004/vol8n37/Media2-en.html Urban Train Faces Another FBI Inquiry Fagundo Says Urban Train Faces Another FBI Inquiry September 8, 2004 SAN JUAN (AP) – Transportation and Public Works Secretary Fernando Fagundo said that U.S. authorities are looking into the Urban Train’s administrative … Continue reading

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Federal government pays people $1050 to destroy generator, cement mixer, backhoe, icebox, washer/dryer combo unit and trolleybuses. Why not sell them instead?

https://www.justice.gov/usao-pr/pr/three-individuals-indicted-and-arrested-lying-agency-united-states-and-embezzlement Why is the federal government paying people $1050 to destroy a “generator, cement mixer, backhoe, icebox, washer/dryer combo unit and trolleybuses?” Why not sell them instead?  Doesn’t seem like smart government to pay for the destruction of property that … Continue reading

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Mayor Of The Municipality Of Sabana Grande, Puerto Rico, Indicted For Conversion Of Federal Funds, Fraud, And Money Laundering

https://www.justice.gov/usao-pr/pr/mayor-municipality-sabana-grande-indicted-conversion-federal-funds-fraud-and-money U.S. Attorneys » District of Puerto Rico » News Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office District of Puerto Rico FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, July 5, 2018 Mayor Of The Municipality Of Sabana Grande Indicted For Conversion Of Federal Funds, … Continue reading

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Hit by new natural disasters, with earthquakes, Puerto Rico’s woes deepened by corruption

With a long history of corruption and mismanagement in Puerto Rico, it would be irresponsible to be doling out recovery money without proper controls and oversight, to ensure the money benefits it’s citizens not just the politicians, elites, and well-connected. … Continue reading

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PUERTO RICO’S NEW GOVERNOR, Sila Maria Calderon, back in 2001, was said TO STALK CORRUPTION

This article from 2001 shows how corruption in Puerto Rico has been a problem for decades. https://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/os-xpm-2001-01-01-0101010330-story.html PUERTO RICO’S NEW GOVERNOR TO STALK CORRUPTION Ivan Roman, San Juan Bureau THE ORLANDO SENTINEL January 1, 2001 SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico Grid Contractor, Mammoth Energy Services, Faces Mounting Claims From Bribery Probe

  https://www.wsj.com/articles/puerto-rico-grid-contractor-faces-mounting-claims-from-bribery-probe-11579816998 Puerto Rico Grid Contractor Faces Mounting Claims From Bribery Probe Rival contractor sues Mammoth Energy Services, alleging it was cheated out of business in Puerto Rico By Andrew Scurria Jan. 23, 2020 5:03 pm ET Mammoth Energy Services … Continue reading

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Hidden Puerto Rico earthquake supplies – comments on Twitter – fallout, scandal

Jan 23 David Begnaud @DavidBegnaud Nearly 1,000 people have gathered at the Capitol in San Juan to protest the Puerto Rican govt. They want the Governor to resign. And they want much more. These are people who’ve had enough & … Continue reading

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