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NAME: Joselit de la Trinidad Ramirez Camacho
ALIASES: JL
DOB: September 23, 1986
POB: Merida, Venezuela
NATIONALITY: Venezuelan
CITIZENSHIP: Venezuelan
HEIGHT: 5’10”
WEIGHT: 180 lbs
HAIR COLOR: Black
EYE COLOR: Brown

 

Venezuelan national Joselit de la Trinidad Ramirez Camacho is a Government of Venezuela (GoV) official with deep political, social, and economic ties to Tareck El Aissami, a designated Kingpin and former Venezuelan Vice President. Ramirez Camacho currently serves as the National Superintendent of Cryptoactive and Related Activities, wherein he directs GoV attempts to circumvent U.S. sanctions by issuing a digital currency in a process that Venezuela’s democratically elected National Assembly has denounced as unlawful.   These actions have been almost universally prohibited, most notably by President Trump in Executive Order 13827.

A Homeland Securities Investigations (HSI) case revealed that Ramirez, working with El Aissami and Samark Jose Bello Lopez, abused his power as President of Venezuelan Cryptocurrency to violate and evade OFAC narcotics-related sanctions imposed pursuant to the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act, among other related regulations.  In connection with this unlawful scheme, Ramirez coordinated El Aissami’s use of U.S. persons to charter private jets for travel services after El Aissami’s 2017 OFAC Kingpin designation.  Ramirez coordinated the use of U.S.-based companies to charter private flights (at times, on U.S.-registered aircraft) for El Aissami and others in connection with official GoV travel in and between Venezuela, Russia, Turkey, and the Dominican Republic.  As a result, on March 13, 2020, Ramirez was charged in a Southern District of New York federal indictment with avoiding sanctions as well as conspiracy to commit money laundering.

The U.S. Department of State is offering a REWARD OF UP TO $5 MILLION for information leading to the arrest and/or conviction of Joselit de la Trinidad Ramirez Camacho for participating in transnational organized crime.

If you have information and are located outside of the United States, please contact the nearest U.S. Embassy or Consulate. If in the United States, please contact the local Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) office in your city.

ALL IDENTITIES ARE KEPT STRICTLY CONFIDENTIAL. 

Government officials and employees are not eligible for rewards.

TIPS:  CONTACT HSI AT +1-866-347-2423 OR BY EMAIL AT tareck.tips@ice.dhs.gov.

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