Honduran Institute of Social Insurance (IHSS)

  • Entry ID: [jp27u]
  • Date: February 26, 2017
  • Country: Honduras
  • Case Name: Honduran Institute of Social Insurance (IHSS)
  • Description:

    During oral trial, expert from the Prosecutor’s Office side described how Mario Zelaya (former director of the IHSS), Javier Pastor (former vice-minister of Health) and Carlos Montes (former vice-minister of Labour) embezzled and transferred millions of dollars from Honduras and Panama to the United States.

  • Source: Official
  • Type: Corruption
  • Potential impact on popular perceptions: 5
  • Direction of impact: Neutral/Uncertain
  • Sector (general): Public
  • Sector (specific): Welfare
  • Activity: Financial and Accounting management
  • Sub-type: Embezzlement, Money Laundering
  • Range: National
  • Level: High level actors
  • Amount: Grand corruption
  • Legality: Criminal act
  • Actors involved in wrongdoing: Former (Executive Branch)

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