Assemblywoman Gabriela Rivadeneira’s father arrested in Imbabura for money laundering

The father of Assemblyman Gabriela Rivadeneira—who has taken political asylum in Mexico—was arrested in the province of Imbabura. According to the police report, the man and another suspect taken into custody, have links to an alleged money laundering operation. The Asset Laundering Unit (ULA)—after a police investigation and documents provided by various control agencies—under the direction of the State Attorney General’s Office, compiled enough evidence to launch operation “Flamingo” and moved forward with the arrests at 10:10 p.m. on Thursday, January 9th. The arrest warrants claim that, “In the cantons of Otavalo and Cotacachi, a criminal organization dedicated to the crime of illicit…

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