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Venezuela restructures Sunacrip following the departure of Joselit Ramírez

Following the firing and arrest of Joselit Ramírez, superintendent of crypto assets in Venezuela, for alleged acts of corruption, the Venezuelan government ordered the regulator to restructure.

Accordingly Official Journal extraordinary 6,739, released last Friday, March 17, the reorganization of the National Superintendence of Cryptoactives and Related Activities (Sunacrip), has a term of six months Expandable.

The organization’s restructuring committee The chairman is Anabel Pereira Fernándeza lawyer who was President of the Fund for the Social Protection of Bank Deposits (Fogade) until 2022.

Pereira is accompanied by three main directors: Héctor Andrés Obregón Pérez, Luis Alberto Pérez González and Julio César Mora Sánchez. Pavel Javier García Sandoval, Ramón Daniel Maniglia Darwich, Carlos Eloy Pirela Méndez, Larry Daniel Davoe Márquez and Edgardo Alfonzo Toro Carreño have been appointed Deputy Directors.

The Juta is coordinated, supervised and controlled by the Ministry of Economy, Finance and Foreign Trade.

The plan for Sunacrip’s reorganization includes the definition of a new “organizational, administrative and functional structure,” with the reform aimed at “achieving greater efficiency in the fulfillment of goals and objectives,” according to the official document.

Joselit Ramírez is wanted by the US.

The departure and arrest of Joselit Ramírez is part of a police operation aimed at punishment alleged cases of embezzlement and irregularitiesas reported by CriptoNoticias.

In this case, the authorities investigate the accused $3 billion disappeared from the sale of 120 million barrels in 2022, which apparently did not flow into the state coffers. However, a local media He confirms it’s $5 billion.

This suggests that Venezuela is likely to receive cryptocurrencies as part of payment for the sale of its oil to avoid US-imposed sanctions.

Ramírez has managed Sunacrip since 2018 and as of June 2020 he was accused belong to the US Department of Statea transnational organized crime gangIn fact, US authorities are offering a $5 million reward for information leading to his arrest and/or conviction.

According to the US, Ramírez worked with others “to violate and circumvent OFAC sanctions related to narcotics.” In addition, he is said to have coordinated United States-sanctioned trips for individuals and Venezuelan government officials.

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