FBI recovers respirators stolen from USAID that would be sent to El Salvador

The amount of the donation is more than 3 millions of dollars.

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Editorial Dept. Voz de la Diaspora

The United States Federal Investigation Agency (FBI, for its acronym in English), has notified today, who has recovered a donation of respirators that were stolen before they could be sent to El Salvador. These respirators would be used to treat COVID-19 patients in the Central American country. The donation is valued at more than 3 millions of dollars.

According to information released by the US federal agency, These respirators are part of a batch that would be sent to El Salvador to treat patients affected by the COVID-19 virus..

The FBI has reported through a press release, that the investigations are ongoing to settle responsibilities, so they can not give more details.

The theft is being investigated by the Boynton Beach Police Department, the Miami Dade Police Department, Medley Police Department, the City of Miami Gardens Police Department, the Broward Sheriff's Office, USAID Office of the Inspector General, the FBI Miami Grand Theft Task Force and the FBI.