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Oct 23, 2019

Reynaldo Verde Pleads Not Guilty to Extortion Charges

Reynaldo Verde

Forty-six-year-old Reynaldo Verde, the Deputy Director of General Tax Services, remains in jail in the United States.  Verde is facing charges of extortion and attempted extortion.  Today, he appeared before Judge Alicia Reyes in a Miami Court where he pleaded not guilty to the charges.  The owner of Orchid Bay in Corozal laid out a complaint against Verde to the Federal Investigation Bureau in which he made allegations that Verde attempted to get more than three hundred thousand dollars from him to wipe away taxes owed by Orchid Bay, but only got a thousand dollars. Verde was nabbed on his way back to Belize from official business in Brussels on September sixth.

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