Spain arrested five in the corruption investigation in Guatemala

MADRID: Spanish Anti-Corruption Prosecutors Arrested Five People Suspected To Be Involved In Payments By A Barcelona Company To The Former President And Vice President Of Guatemala .

Prosecutors Say Wednesday The Case Concerns The Alleged Payment Between 2012 And 2015 Or $ 30 Million (27 Million Euros) In Bribes By A Barcelona Port Operations Company.

The Money Allegedly Went To Then, Otto Perez Molina And His Vice President For A Contract To Build And Operate In, Guatemala ' S Largest Pacific Port Wine .

The Statement By Prosecutors Also Says They Are Investigating The Alleged Payment In 2016 Or 10 Million Euros ($ 11 Million) To A Then-Spanish Police Commissioner To Stop The Extradition To Guatemala Or The CEO Of The Firm Named Grup Maritim Terminal De Contenedores De Barcelona.

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