30 more loans from the Cofiec case remain under investigation

After the delivery of the judgement in the Cofiec case, the Prosecutor announced that it continues with the investigation of 30 credits that this bank allegedly granted in a irregularly way without guarantees, for a total of $ 1.33 million. Attorney General Galo Chiriboga said...

Prosecutor Chiriboga starts the process to extradite Delgado and Duzac

The General Attorney of the State expects the written judgment of the National Court of Justice (CNJ for its Spanish acronym) to intensify with the United States (US) and Argentina the extradition of the former president of the board of the Central Bank and cousin of President...

Prosecutor asks court to sentence Pedro D. as perpetrator of bank embezzlement

The Attorney General’s Office said today that it requested the judges of the National Court of Justice (CNJ for its Spanish acronym) to sentence Pedro D. for the crime of bank embezzlement. The order would be based on the evidence presented during the trial hearing of the...

Prosecutor requests revision of the absolution of Mery Zamora

The Attorney General Galo Chiriboga asked the Constitutional Court (CC) to declare null and void the acquittal issued by the Criminal Division of the National Court in favor of the teacher Mery Zamora. The Attorney General alleges infringement of constitutional guarantees. The...

Judicial, Electoral, and Transparency functions submitted their accountability to the Assembly

The plenary session of the National Assembly heard yesterday the accountability of the three functions of the state and various institutions that submitted the balance of their work over the past year. Gustavo Jalkh, Chairman of the Judiciary; Galo Chiriboga, Attorney General;...

Prosecutor’s office will not remove the mural with image of Febres-Cordero of the building

The Prosecutor’s office said they will not remove the mural “Cry of memory,” which is exhibited in its facade, after the request of the daughters of the former President Leon Febres-Cordero. On one side of the mural are shown Latin American dictators like Rafael...

Attorney criticizes lack of US support for extradition of Pedro Delgado

Extradition proceedings raised by the justice against Pedro Delgado, cousin of President Rafael Correa, have not presented progress. Pedro Delgado currently faces two processes: one for falsifying his university degree and another for his alleged role in the delivery of a $...

Hearing is reinstalled by Cofiec case

The decision to be taken on the four former members of the board of the Cofiec bank, entity that allegedly illegally granted the credit of $ 800,000 to Argentine businessman Gaston Duzac, is held by the Criminal Division of the National Court of Justice (CNJ for its Spanish...