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FBI raids South Florida locations in connection with Haitian president’s assassination

Haiti President Assassinated Colombia
FILE – In this July 8, 2021 file photo, residents look into a police car window at the bodies of two unidentified people who Haitian Police Chief Leon Charles called suspects in the assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse, following a shooting with police in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Haitian authorities have implicated at least 20 retired Colombian soldiers in the president’s assassination on July 7, and at least three of the Colombians were killed. (AP Photo/Joseph Odelyn, File)

Search warrants were reportedly served at four locations yesterday in Broward and Miami-Dade in connection with the assassination of Haiti’s president.
Tuesday the FBI raided the home of a Broward County man who is accused of funding the hit. Investigators executed a search warrant at the Weston home of Worldwide Capital Lending Group owner Walter Veintemilla yesterday.

Haitian Police say he paid for the training of those who killed President Jovenel Moise, but his lawyer says the money was for a renewable energy project in Haiti.
Veintemilla, an Ecuadorian immigrant, was not seen at his home during the raid, WTVJ noted.

Moïse, 53, was assassinated on July 7 by a hit squad made up mostly of Colombian mercenaries but many details surrounding the brazen attack have remained a mystery.
The search warrants also included the home of a Antonio Intriago who owns a security firm in Miami Dade. Haitian authorities have alleged that Intriago, head of the firm CTU Security in Doral, trained a group of Colombians implicated in the assassination, while Veintemilla’s Capital Lending Group is alleged to have funded their training.

Sources told the Miami Herald that US officials have not yet found evidence that the businessmen knew of a plot to kill Moïse. Antonio Intriago