Cuenca, Ecuador: Prosecutors, Police Raid offices of prominent family in corruption case

Posted on September 14, 2017 • Filed under: Business, Corruption, Crime

Cuenca, Ecuador: Police Raid offices of Eljuri Group in reference to Odebrecht corruption scandal reported the Office of the Prosecutor and the Judicial and Criminal Police, last night raided the offices of the Eljuri Group, located in Gil Ramírez Dávalos Avenue and Armenillas, as part of a research process.

Police and prosecutors raided the offices of the Eljuri Group in Cuenca Wed. night. Reportedly they collected documents for the Quito prosecutor’s office. Juan Pablo Eljuri, director of the Sai Bank, was indicted earlier this week. Investigators are looking at money that Odebrecht may have funneled through that bank. Odebrecht is the Brasilian construction company that has admitted to bribing dozens of officials throughout much of Latin America and Ecuador. The Eljuri family is one of the best known and wealthiest families in Cuenca. Read Article


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