Venezuela investigates possible corruption at state metals conglomerate
Venezuela's attorney general said on Friday he was investigating alleged acts of corruption in state-owned metals conglomerate Corporacion Venezolana de Guayana (CVG).
"The Public Ministry ratifies its commitment to the relentless fight against corruption," Attorney General Tarek William Saab wrote on Twitter.
Three prosecutors have been appointed to the case, Saab said.
Five officials of the steel and aluminum corporation, including its president, Pedro Maldonado, have been detained by anti-corruption agents, according to the government-linked newspaper Ultimas Noticias.