Wednesday 22 September 2021

He Did It! Court Finds Former Bank Manager Guilty.

Paying the bills

Latest

Carlos Alvarado denounces violations of the Daniel Ortega regime to the UN

QCOSTARICA - In New York, Costa Rica President Carlos...

High Number of European Tourists Traveling to Costa Rica in Spite of the Pandemic

QCOSTARICA - A total of 21,969 tourists from European...

Costa Rica second last in economic recovery in the region

QCOSTARICA - The Central American region experiences very different...

TOP-5 real estate communities for a family life

Despite the fact that COVID-19 is slowing down the...

Today’s Vehicle Restriction September 22: Plates ending in “5 & 6” CANNOT circulate

QCOSTARICA - For today, Wednesday, September 22, vehicles with...

Group charged migrants US$22K to get them to the United States.

QCOSTARICA - A Costa Rican-Panamanian criminal structure charged migrants...

Laura Chinchilla calls to avoid a dynastic dictatorship in Nicaragua

QCOSTARICA - Former President of Costa Rica, Laura Chinchilla,...
Paying the bills

Share

After a two week trial that started Monday, February 24, Carlos Quesada, the former manager of the Banco Nacional branch in Cobano, Puntarenas,  was found today guilty of embezzlement.

Quesada, in a striped polo shirt, stands to hear the sentence by the Tribunal Penal de Hacienda.
Quesada, in a striped polo shirt, stands to hear the sentence by the Tribunal Penal de Hacienda.

Eight years behind bars is the sentence for Juan Carlos Quesada, the Cobano, Puntarenas, Banco Nacional manager for taking away from the bank vault ¢375 million colones. Quesada is also to to make restitution to the bank in the amount of ¢325 million colones and will spend the next eight months in preventive detention during the appeal period of the sentence.

- Advertisement -

The Tribunal Penal de Hacienda found that the branch had more cash on hand that normal, in fact Quesada had requested ¢135 million colones two other branches days leading up to January 21, 2013, demonstrating premeditiation.

The former bank manager never denied taking the cash, walking away with it after the branch closed. However, from the first hours he gave himself within days of the act and during trial, he maintains we was coerced, threatened, acting under duress and gave the loot someone never identified. The money was never recovered.

Quesada had worked with the Banco Nacional since 1984.

 

- Advertisement -
Paying the bills
Ricohttp://www.theqmedia.com
"Rico" is the crazy mind behind the Q media websites, a series of online magazines where everything is Q! In these times of new normal, stay at home. Stay safe. Stay healthy.

Related Articles

Carlos Alvarado denounces violations of the Daniel Ortega regime to the UN

QCOSTARICA - In New York, Costa Rica President Carlos Alvarado, expressed...

High Number of European Tourists Traveling to Costa Rica in Spite of the Pandemic

QCOSTARICA - A total of 21,969 tourists from European countries have...

Subscribe to our stories

To be updated with all the latest news, offers and special announcements.

Log In

Forgot password?

Forgot password?

Enter your account data and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Your password reset link appears to be invalid or expired.

Log in

Privacy Policy

Add to Collection

No Collections

Here you'll find all collections you've created before.