Virgil Flaviu Georgescu

Charged: December 03, 2014
Affiliation
FARC
State
New York
District
Southern District of New York
Sting
Yes
Involves Informant
Yes
Charges
  • Murder, attempted murder, or related offenses
  • Material support
FISA Notification
No
Found Guilty: May 24, 2016
Sentenced: December 01, 2016
Imprisonment
10 years
Supervised Release
3 years
Details
Virgil Flaviu Georgescu
  • Age
    46
  • Gender
    Male
  • Race
    White
Virgil Flaviu Georgescu, a U.S. citizen and international businessman; Cristian Vintilla, a former high-ranking government minister in Romania; and Massimo Romagnoli, a former member of the Italian Parliament, conspired to sell weapons to what they believed were members of the FARC. As part of a DEA sting, informants posed as FARC members interested in purchasing weapons to use against U.S. personnel in Colombia.
Current Location
US States Map
  • Cumberland
  • cumberland, MD
  • Medium Security
  • Federal Correctional Institution