Corruption in the Construction Sector

In Guatemala, the Public Ministry has revealed the existence of a network of "bogus" construction companies, which through the "simulation of services, may have invoiced, between 2012 and 2014, multi million dollar sums of money from bribes."

Monday, July 17, 2017

A statement from the Public Ministry (PM) states that: "There were eight companies that were set up to obtain commissions in favor of former Minister Sinibaldi Aparicio. These are: Empresa Asfaltos de Guatemala, Compañía Constructora de Obras Civiles COCISA S.A., Construcciones y Diseño S.A., Constructora Jireh S.A., Constructora Nacional S.A., Ingenieros M y T, S.A., Denis Eli Marroquín Castillo / M&C Construcciones, Conglomerado empresarial, Diseño y Desarrollo de Proyectos de Construcción (D&D Construcciones), Juan Francisco Sandoval Girón - former Deputy Minister of Communications, Infrastructure and Housing and Pavements, which according to the investigation issued multi million dollar commissions."

Read full press release by the PM (in spanish).



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