Guy Philippe writes to Haiti's Senate president asking for $125,000 US to pay his legal bills

Haitian senator-elect guy Philippe, who is currently in prison on money laundering charges in the United States, wrote a letter to the Senate asking for $125,000 US to cover the legal fees so he can appeal his case.

In a letter addressed to Haitian Senate president Joseph Lambert, via his attorney Jean Bernard Raphael, Guy Philippe writes:

"Mr. Senate President, following to the judgement against me on 21 June 2017 for money laundering, accusations that remains unjustified by the US government, I am appealing this decision.

I will need one hundred and twenty-five thousand dollars American ($125,000 US) for US Attorney Fees and other fees required by the case."

Since I am not able to come up with that kind of money, I would like to kindly ask the Senate of the Republic to help me find that sum of money so I can move on with my case."

Copie: Lettre de Guy Phillipe au President du Senat Haitien. Demande de $125000 US


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Vilus Joseph says...

They should at least try to help him because they still can't prove he is

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Loui says...

Se menm yo menm lap jwenn li

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Roudsonn says...

Sa se yon ti bouda monnen li ye, gen depite anba a ka bay ti kob sa, ale wè pou palman an

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Haiti Nouvelles says...

Men Nouvel...

Guy Phillipe ekri president Senat Republique la. Misye mande pou sena a ede l jwenn $125000 Dola US pou li jere problem la justice

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