Guerra, meanwhile, has admitted that he viewed his career on the Ecuadorian bench in the 1990s and 2000s as an opportunity to harvest illegal payments to fix cases. “While I was a judge, the payment of bribes to judges in exchange for a desired result was commonplace,” he said in a sworn written declaration accompanying his live testimony. ”And as a judge, I occasionally accepted bribes from litigants in exchange for issuing favorable rulings.” He also admitted that as a practicing lawyer, he paid bribes to help his clients.
Falsified reporting of technical findings facilitated #Ecuador #fraud against Chevron, scientist for the #Ecuadorian plaintiffs testified: https://t.co/ynD1D00eXt https://t.co/4ETiia3BC0
Members of indigenous communities in the Amazon in Ecuador would like to know: What happened to the more than $20M reportedly raised on their behalf by now-disbarred NY lawyer Steven Donziger? #FollowtheMoney
#Factsmatter: An international arbitration panel found ‘no cogent evidence’ supporting #Ecuador’s claim that #Texaco failed to comply with terms of remediation in #Amazon. https://t.co/7TqQ6sJhik
The @WSJ sums this case up nicely, “[Steven Donziger] and his team fabricated evidence, promised $500,000 to an #Ecuadorean judge to rule in their favor, ghostwrote much of the final verdict and took other actions that ‘perverted’ the course of #justice. Mr. Donziger disputes the… https://t.co/soQ1qreULA
Shameless. Disbarred and convicted of criminal contempt of court for bribing an Ecuadorian judge in an attempted extortion scheme, @SDonziger is nonetheless accepting invitations to speak at #climate rallies. Read more about this adjudicated racketeer: https://t.co/5eac0lRmN7
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