A Florida businessman has pleaded guilty to submitting false customs documents that disguised the true origin of gold in a US$140 million international smuggling operation involving the Cayman Islands.

Jesus Gabriel Rodriguez, Jr. admitted in a South Florida district court that he facilitated the importation of thousands of kilogrammes of gold flown to Miami, Florida, from Curacao, knowing that the customs paperwork falsely represented the gold’s origin as being from Cayman.

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