(May 19, 2005) Former Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet, who faces a court investigation for possible crimes related to his multimillion dollar secret bank accounts, suffered a mini-stroke on Thursday and was hospitalized for several hours.
(March 17, 2005) The scale of the alleged fraud is greater than previously disclosed.
(March 15, 2005) Former Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet failed to pay more than 17 million dollars in back taxes to the Chilean Internal Revenue Service (IRS) since 1980, judicial sources revealed Tuesday.
(February 7, 2005) Gen. Augusto Pinochet’s defense is seeking permission to use money from his notorious Riggs Bank accounts to repay US$5 million to the Chilean Tax Service (SII)
(January 20, 2005) A Chilean judge is to launch an international search for secret bank accounts belonging to former military ruler General Augusto Pinochet.
(January 17, 2005) Riggs Bank directors did not question the nature of the bank’s relationship with the former Chilean dictator Gen. Pinochet; no internal procedures were changed and the board took no action, say sources.
(January 5, 2005) Chilean top court contradicts its 2002 decision that the former dictator could not be tried due to dementia.
(December 21, 2004) A ruling that Chile’s former dictator is fit to stand trial means that justice delayed need not always be justice denied.
(December 20, 2004) Lawyers representing Augusto Pinochet were expected to turn to Chile’s highest legal authority after the country’s Appeals Court on upheld an indictment of the former dictator.
(December 20, 2004) Murder charges against former Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet in a major human rights case can proceed, an appeals court has said in an unprecedented ruling immediately appealed to the Supreme Court.
(December 13, 2004) President Augusto Pinochet has been placed under house arrest on human rights charges. The former military ruler was indicted over the disappearance of nine opposition activists and the killing of one of them during his 17-year regime.
(December 12, 2004) In Chile, the fact that General Pinochet secreted large sums of money in other countries has forced a reassessment of his legacy and prompted scathing headlines questioning his integrity.
(December 9, 2004) But Chilean media refute allegations.
(December 7, 2004) Former Chilean dictator Gen. Augusto Pinochet is alleged to have received multimillion-dollar payments from the governments of several countries, including the United States, during his 25-year rule.
(December 1, 2004) Human rights lawyers and Chilean tax authorities have filed complaints against the former dictator, whose popularity is waning.