Asset Recovery Watch

ARW-71
Haiti Teleco / Patrick Joseph
Haiti
Director General, Haiti Teleco (inclusive March 2001 through June 2003)
United States
Undertaking Recovery Effort, Location of Recovery Effort, Asset Location / Alleged Asset Location
2009
Ongoing
Art.16, Art.23
Yes
Criminal Prosecution and Forfeiture
Other
Close cooperation in investigation but mechanism unknown
Ongoing Case
Ongoing
Before Court of First Instance
Ongoing
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Mr. Joseph, a former Director General of Haiti Teleco, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit money laundering, in connection with the Haiti Teleco bribery case.  (Source: U.S. v. Joseph, Case No. 1:09-cr-21010-MGC (S.D. Fla.), Superseding Indictment filed July 12, 2011.)   As part of his sentence, Mr. Joseph was ordered to forfeit $955,596.69, the sum determined to represent the proceeds of his crime.  (Source: U.S. v. Joseph, Case No. 1:09-cr-21010-MGC (S.D. Fla.), Order of Forfeiture filed July 6, 2012.)

According to the Judgement in his case, Mr. Joseph pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit money laundering and in July 2012, was sentenced to one year and one day of imprisonment. (Source: US v. Joseph, Case No. 1:09-cr-21010 (S.D. Fla.), Judgment in a Criminal Case, July 9, 2012.)

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Internal Revenue Service, Criminal Investigations - Miami Field Office
U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of Florida
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida