US judge orders ex-Peruvian president released on bail
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Former Peruvian President Alejandro Toledo can be released on bail while he fights extradition to his native country to face corruption charges, a U.S. judge ruled, citing the...
US judge denies bail to ex-Peru president in corruption case
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A U.S. judge in San Francisco denied bail to former Peruvian President Alejandro Toledo in a hearing Thursday that ended with an emotional outburst by his wife, who had to be...
US judge considers bail for ex-Peruvian president
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A U.S. judge in California said Thursday he wants to hear about detention options that don't involve solitary confinement before deciding whether to release former Peruvian...
The Latest: Judge considers bail for ex-Peruvian president
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on extradition proceedings for former Peruvian President Alejandro Toledo (all times local):
A U.S. judge says he wants to hear from prosecutors...
Lawyer calls ex-Peruvian president’s US detention ‘inhumane’
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Former Peruvian President Alejandro Toledo has been kept in solitary confinement and only allowed to go outdoors once in the month he has been in U.S. custody while fighting...
The Latest: Prosecutors: Ex-Peru president is a flight risk
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on former Peruvian President Alejandro Toledo seeking release on bail while he fights extradition to his native country (all times local):
US judge denies bail for ex-Peruvian president Toledo
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A U.S. judge on Friday denied bail for former Peruvian President Alejandro Toledo after prosecutors argued that he was a flight risk and pointed out officials found a suitcase...
Former Peruvian president Alejandro Toledo arrested in US
LIMA, Peru (AP) — Former Peruvian President Alejandro Toledo, who faces corruption charges in his homeland, was arrested in the United States following an extradition request, U.S. and Peruvian...
Fiscalía peruana: expresidente Alejandro Toledo es arrestado en EEUU por mandato de extradición por caso Odebrecht
LIMA (AP) — Fiscalía peruana: expresidente Alejandro Toledo es arrestado en EEUU por mandato de extradición por caso Odebrecht.
Ex-Peru president arrested in California for drunkenness
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Former Peruvian President Alejandro Toledo, wanted in his home country in connection with Latin America's biggest graft scandal, was arrested in California on suspicion of...
REDWOOD CITY, California (AP) — The Latest on the public drunkenness arrest of Peru's former president (all times local):
Former Peruvian president Alejandro Toledo brushed...
Costa Rica raids bank in Odebrecht, Peru corruption probe
SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) — Costa Rica prosecutors have raided the local headquarters of Scotiabank as part of an investigation into purported bribes paid by the Brazilian company Odebrecht to...
LIMA, Peru (AP) — Peru says it's formally asking U.S. officials to send former President Alejandro Toledo home to be tried for a massive corruption scheme.
The Foreign Ministry said Friday that it's delivered extradition papers to the U.S. State Department.
Prosecutors accuse the ex-president of taking bribes worth $20 million from the Odebrecht construction firm in exchange for approval to build of a road linking Brazil and Peru.
Peru prosecutors probe ex-president Toledo in new bribe case
LIMA, Peru (AP) — Peru's attorney general's office said it was investigating former President Alejandro Toledo for allegedly taking millions of dollars in bribes from the Brazilian company Camargo Correa in exchange for a highway construction contract.
Toledo, who governed from 2001 to 2006, is already wanted in Peru for allegedly taking $20 million in bribes from Odebrecht, another Brazilian construction company at the center of a continent-wide corruption scandal.
LIMA, Peru (AP) — Prosecutors in Peru on Tuesday requested the arrest of former President Ollanta Humala and his wife on money laundering and conspiracy charges tied to a corruption scandal involving Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht.
Prosecutors from 15 countries tackle Odebrecht corruption
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Prosecutors from 15 countries are meeting in Brazil to discuss implications of the sprawling corruption scandal at the Odebrecht construction company.
Officials from America, Africa and Europe are on hand to compare notes on corruption cases that have spread across continents.
The Brazilian company was one of the main beneficiaries of contracts at the state-run Petrobras oil company that were later linked to bribes.
Peru’s president asks Trump to deport fugitive ex-leader
LIMA, Peru (AP) — The leader of Peru asked U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday to deport a former Peruvian president sought in the South American nation on suspicion of taking bribes as part of a regional corruption scandal.
Peru’s president appeals to Trump to deport fallen ex-leader
LIMA, Peru (AP) — The leader of Peru has asked U.S. President Donald Trump to deport a former Peruvian president sought in his homeland on suspicion of taking bribes as part of a regional corruption scandal.
The request came in a phone conversation Sunday between President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski and Trump.
Manhunt for Peru’s fallen ex-president starts in California
LIMA, Peru (AP) — Peruvian authorities moved quickly to detain a former president tied to a region-wide graft scandal, offering a $30,000 reward for his capture and alerting Interpol that he may be in the U.S. or Israel.
Peru's government said Friday that it has information that Alejandro Toledo is in San Francisco. Toledo, who governed Peru from 2001 to 2006, is a visiting scholar at Stanford University in California.
Peru judge orders arrest of ex-president in corruption case
LIMA, Peru (AP) — A Peruvian judge on Thursday ordered the arrest of former President Alejandro Toledo on suspicion of taking bribes from a Brazilian construction company at the heart of a region-wide corruption scandal.
Judge Richard Concepcion accepted prosecutors' request Toledo be jailed for up to 18 months as they investigate allegations he received $20 million in bribes from Odebrecht in exchange for permission to build a highway connecting Brazil with the Peruvian coast.
Peru Attorney General seeks arrest of ex-President Toledo
LIMA, Peru (AP) — A major corruption scandal shaking politicians across Latin America continued spreading across the region Tuesday as Peru's attorney general sought the arrest of former President Alejandro Toledo on charges of laundering of assets and influence trafficking.
Toledo was believed to be in Paris. He has denied any wrongdoing in interviews with news media.
Peru opens corruption probe into ex-President Toledo
LIMA, Peru (AP) — Peruvian prosecutors opened a formal investigation Monday into suspicions that former President Alejandro Toledo took bribes from a Brazilian construction firm at the heart of a major corruption scandal shaking politicians across Latin America.
The move came after police searched Toledo's home in Lima on Saturday.
Home of ex-Peruvian President Toledo searched in graft probe
LIMA, Peru (AP) — Peruvian police searched the house of ex-President Alejandro Toledo for five hours on Saturday in a case involving alleged bribes from a Brazilian construction firm under investigation in a major corruption probe.
It's the latest development in a case that first started in Brazil but has since caught up dozens of politicians from around Latin America in a far-reaching probe.
Peru search home of ex-President Toledo in corruption case
LIMA, Peru (AP) — Peruvian authorities say they have searched the house of ex-President Alejandro Toledo in a case involving alleged bribes from a mega construction firm under investigation in a major corruption probe in Brazil.
It's the latest development in a case in Brazil that has caught up dozens of politicians from Latin America in a far-reaching probe.
Peru: Bribes by Brazilian builder cost country $283 million
LIMA, Peru (AP) — Anti-corruption officials are calling for Peru's three most recent ex-presidents to testify in connection with alleged bribes paid by Brazilian construction conglomerate Odebrecht for inflated contracts that authorities say cost the Andean country $283 million.