Former Barbados gov't minister found guilty of conspiracy, money laundering
Former Barbados Cabinet Minister Donville Inniss has been found guilty of conspiracy and money laundering charges.
The Nation News reports that the unanimous verdict was delivered by a 12-member mixed jury this afternoon in a court in New York.
Inniss was charged with conspiracy to commit money laundering and two counts of money laundering involving US$36,000.
The trial started on Monday in the United States Eastern District Court in Brooklyn, New York before District Court Judge Kiyo Matsumoto.
Inniss is accused of leveraging his office as Minister of Commerce and Industry under the former Democratic Labour Party government to help the Insurance Corporation of Barbados Limited secure insurance contracts.