RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The US Treasury Division has instructed Citibank in New York to switch blocked funds in an account within the identify of the Central Financial institution of Venezuela (BCV) to an account held by the US central financial institution.
The Venezuelan Nationwide Meeting later permitted this, which allowed the right-wing opposition across the self-proclaimed “interim president” Juan Guaidó to entry and take possession of the funds.
In an announcement, the BCV has denounced this act and described it as a “critical offense of worldwide organized crime” dedicated by the federal government of US President Donald Trump “in collusion . . .