Experts: ‘Fat Leonard’ may be Venezuela’s bargaining chip

FILE - This undated photo provided by the U.S. Marshals Service shows Leonard Francis, also known as "Fat Leonard," who was on home confinement, allegedly cut off his GPS ankle monitor and left his home on the morning of Sept. 4, 2022. For Venezuela, the fugitive nicknamed "Fat Leonard" at the center of a huge Navy bribery case who was arrested at an airport outside Caracas this week could become the latest bargaining chip in President Nicolas Maduro's efforts to win official recognition from the Biden administration, according to experts. (U.S. Marshals Service via AP, File)

Experts: ‘Fat Leonard’ may be Venezuela’s bargaining chip