RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Swiss Prosecutor's Office detected bank accounts with over US$10 billion that they suspect come from misappropriated public funds in Venezuela, reported the newspaper Le Matin Dimanche.
Since opening investigations in late 2019, public prosecutors in Zurich have become aware of funds held by people close to the Venezuelan government in hundreds of accounts at around 30 banks, according to the report.
The Zurich public prosecutors’ office did not immediately respond to requests for comment.
In February 2020, a Swiss Federal Court ordered the release of bank documents linked to an embezzlement of US . . .