Posted: Tuesday, April 27, 2021. 8:26 pm CST.
By Rubén Morales: The US Justice Department said a Barbados ex-minister is behind bars for two years after being found guilty of money laundering according to Reuters.
Donville Inniss, 55, who is a legal permanent resident in the United States was found guilty in a federal court in Brooklyn in January 2020 said the Justice Department in a statement.
Inniss was Minister of Industry in Barbados.
At the trial, Innis was found guilty of laundering $36,000 in bribes he received from executives at the Insurance Corporation of Barbados Ltd. in 2015 and 2016 to help them secure two government contracts.
Reuters reported that Inniss received the money through a dental company and a bank in New York.
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