Riobamba Mayor remains under arrested for embezzlement

Juan Alberto Salazar López, former mayor of Riobamba, is still being held in the Social Rehabilitation Center after the President of the Court of Justice of Chimborazo, Marco Diaz, denied yesterday the request of alternatives for the duration of the inquiry into the diversion of...

Comptroller investigates the diversion of $ 25 million

Following the recent diversion of state resources in the Municipality of Riobamba, for $ 13.3 million, which was detected thanks to Comptroller audits in order to implement a Financial Management System (e-IFMS), several diversions were detected, which is currently being...

4 officials are responsible for the transfers in Riobamba

The General Comptroller found criminal responsibility in the transfers of $ 13.3 million to 31 accounts of individuals, from the current account that the Riobamba City Hall has with the Central Bank of Ecuador. Through a special survey carried out between last April 1 and 16, the...

10 of the $ 13 million diverted in Riobamba City Hall are still missing

The City Hall of Riobamba is already making changes, after a meeting of the Council it was resolved to remove from office the head Financial Director, Fanny Lazo, and begin a process of removal of the mayor of Riobamba, Juan Salazar Lopez, for the alleged diverting of $ 13.3...

Councillors in Riobamba approve removal of Mayor

After five hours of intense debate in the city of Riobamba, last Monday night, the cantonal council in session ordered to analyse the case of diversion of council funds, more than $ 13 million for an alleged attack of hackers. At 22h40 it was decided to begin a process of removal...

Riobamba and the Central Bank blame each other for the $ 13 million stolen

After an alleged electronic diversion of $ 13 million dollars from the Town Hall of Riobamba from the Central Bank of Ecuador (BCE) made to individual accounts, originated yesterday an exchange of accusations between representatives of both entities. “I insist on rejecting...

Riobamba City Hall account hacked and more than $ 13 million are stole

The municipality’s account at the Central Bank was hacked and $ 13’308 261 funds were transferred to 31 accounts of individuals and companies in the country, said the Mayor of Riobamba, Juan Salazar Lopez, last Friday. The complaint to the prosecutor, the First...