Further to sanctions imposed by the U.S. Treasury Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) on Gazprombank Latin America Ventures B.V., a company formed by Boris Ivanov of GPB Global Resources B.V. and Francisco Convit and Orlando Alvarado...
Brazil's Estadao reports that Gazprombank set up a money laundering scheme in Switzerland with Derwick Oil & Gas.
More on Derwick Oil & Gas. A document leaked to this site shows that Derwick Oil & Gas (the "Creditor"), a Barbados co owned and managed by Alejandro Betancourt and Francisco Convit, committed to give a $35 million loan to Gazprombank Latin America Ventures B.V. (the "Borrower"), a joint venture between Derwick and GPB Global Resources B.V., in turn a fully owned Gazprom subsidiary.
Alejandro Betancourt is a chavista wunderkind. A 'pioneer and global entrepreneur' he seems to be preparing his move to Spain, considering the tough times in his native Venezuela. Given his worldwide 'stature' as a 'businessman, philanthropist, innovator, and financial wizard,' Mr. Betancourt’s PR team recently unveiled a new website: AlejandroBetancourt.Es (notice Spain’s TLD) to serve as his presentation card to the world.