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Who is the prosecutor who accused the nephews of Cilia Flores

A godson Nicolas Maduro raised by his wife, Cilia Flores, and a nephew of the latter, were arrested Wednesday in Haiti while trying to sell a shipment of 800 kilos of cocaine. Immediately were extradited to the US, the Attorney for the Southern District of New York filed charges against him and must appear on Thursday before a federal judge, published Infobae.

Preet Bharara is who is the head of the Attorney for the Southern District of New York, now in charge of investigating the links between the two young Venezuelans, who at the time of arrest had diplomatic passports, and the government of Nicolas Maduro.

Bharara is known as the prosecutor who has processed more bankers in the United States. Known as "the scourge of Wall Street" it was located by Worth Magazine as one of the 100 most influential people in the field of finance.

President Barack Obama nominated him for the office of the District Attorney in the May 15, 2009 and was confirmed unanimously by the United States Senate on August 7 of that year.

Among its functions, it is responsible for overseeing that office with more than 220 assistant prosecutors, who handle a large volume of cases involving international terrorism, drug trafficking and arms trafficking, fraud, corruption in the public sector and organized crime.

Regarding Latin America, on May 23 he issued a statement regarding the arrest of the son of former Honduran President Porfirio Lobo for ties to drug trafficking. "Being the son of a former senior public office does not mean you're above the law," said Bharara. Fabio Lobo was accused of conspiring to import to the US at least five kilos of cocaine and, if convicted, he faces a maximum life sentence.

This does not paint a good picture for Antonio Campos Efrain Flores, who grew up in the home of Mature-Flores and Francisco Flores of Freites, whose movements to smuggle 800 kilos of cocaine were filmed by DEA agents.

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