Professor who is expert on corruption charged with laundering money

Bruce Bagley, from University of Miami, faces up to 20 years in prison if convicted

A US professor of international studies who co-wrote a book about organised crime and is an expert on money laundering and corruption in South America has been arrested on charges of laundering corruption proceeds from Venezuela.

Bruce Bagley, 73, of Coral Gables, Florida, was released on bail of $300,000 (£230,000) after appearing at Miami federal court.

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