Bribery Scandal Unfolds: Two Operatives Linked to Rep. Cuellar Plead Guilty and Cooperate with DOJ

Laredo, Texas – Two political associates connected to Democratic Representative Henry Cuellar are set to plead guilty and cooperate with the Justice Department’s bribery case against the lawmaker, as disclosed in recently unsealed court documents. Colin Strother and Florencio “Lencho” Rendon reached plea deals in March, confessing to being involved in an alleged bribery plot. The scheme involved funnelling over $200,000 to Cuellar and his wife, Imelda Cuellar, on behalf of a Mexican bank. Both …

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Cuellar Charged with Accepting $600,000 in Bribes from Foreign Entities

Laredo, Texas – Democratic Representative Henry Cuellar and his wife face charges of allegedly accepting nearly $600,000 in bribes from two foreign entities, according to an indictment in federal court in Texas. The indictment details an alleged scheme spanning from late 2014 through at least November 2021. Cuellar and his wife, Imelda Cuellar, appeared in court in Houston and were released on a $100,000 bond. They are charged with conspiracy to commit bribery of a …

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Bribery and Money Laundering Charges Filed Against Rep. Henry Cuellar and Wife in Foreign Corruption Case

WASHINGTON – A congressional couple from Texas, Rep. Henry Cuellar and his wife Imelda, are facing charges of bribery and money laundering. The Justice Department revealed the indictment against them after allegations of receiving bribes from a bank in Mexico and an oil and gas company linked to Azerbaijan. The charges suggest that from 2014 to 2021, the Cuellars accepted around $600,000 in bribes in exchange for the congressman carrying out official acts. The accusations …

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