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This article was originally published in The Public Ledger

JACOB Ostreicher, a New York City businessman, has been in jail facing charges of money laundering for more than two months after jointly investing in a $25m, 30,000-acre rice project in Bolivia’s eastern lowlands, which his lawyers said turned out to be run by Claudia Liliana Rodriguez, a Colombian con artist who was involved, amorously and financially, with a murderous Brazilian drug trafficker. She pocketed their money while buying machinery and supplies on credit and putting land titles in her name.



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