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France Extradites Accused Credit Card Swindler to US

Posted June 16th, 2012 at 1:25 am (UTC-5)
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The U.S. Justice Department says an alleged international credit card trafficker has been deported from France to the United States to face criminal charges. Assistant Attorney General Lanny Breuer said in a statement Friday that 27-year-old Vladislav Anatolievich Horohorin, also known as “BadB” of Moscow, is suspected of being one of the most prolific sellers […]

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Briton Extradited to US Over Alleged Iran Missile Parts

Posted February 24th, 2012 at 7:10 am (UTC-5)
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A retired British businessman accused of plotting to ship missile parts to Iran says his extradition to the United States is “a disgrace.” Before Christopher Tappin left London Friday for an expected court appearance in El Paso, Texas, later in the day, he criticized the British government for not voiding an extradition agreement with the […]

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British Man Set for Extradition to US in Alleged Iran Weapons Scheme

Posted February 24th, 2012 at 4:15 am (UTC-5)
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A retired British businessman is scheduled for extradition to the United States Friday on charges he plotted to ship weapons parts to Iran. Authorities say 65-year-old Christopher Tappin is expected to appear before a judge in Texas later Friday. Tappin has denied arranging the sale of batteries to Iran for surface-to-air missiles in 2006. He […]

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French Court Approves Noriega’s Extradition to Panama

Posted November 23rd, 2011 at 11:50 am (UTC-5)
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A French appeals court has approved the extradition of jailed former Panamanian military dictator Manuel Noriega to his native country, to serve time for embezzlement, corruption and murder. Noriega ruled Panama from 1983 to 1989, until he was ousted by U.S. military forces and later convicted in the United States. He was found guilty in […]

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French Court to Decide on Noriega’s Extradition

Posted November 23rd, 2011 at 7:45 am (UTC-5)
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A French appeals court will decide Wednesday whether to extradite jailed former Panamanian military dictator Manuel Noriega to his native country, where he faces charges that could keep him imprisoned for another 20 years. The United States, which originally extradited Noriega to France, last week approved Noriega’s extradition to Panama, where he faces two prison […]

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Assange Loses Extradition Appeal in Sex Case

Posted November 2nd, 2011 at 6:10 am (UTC-5)
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London’s High Court ruled Wednesday that Wikileaks founder Julian Assange should be extradited to Sweden to face sex charges. Swedish authorities want to question Assange regarding an alleged rape of one woman and molestation of another. The 2010 incidents reportedly took place in Stockholm. Assange claims the charges are politically motivated and denies any wrongdoing […]

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Assange Awaits Extradition Decision

Posted November 2nd, 2011 at 5:35 am (UTC-5)
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Wikileaks founder Julian Assange returns to a London courtroom Wednesday to learn if he will be extradited to Sweden to face sex charges. Swedish authorities want to question Assange regarding an alleged rape of one woman and molestation of another. The 2010 incidents reportedly took place in Stockholm. Assange claims the charges are politically motivated […]

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Israel to Extradite Bosnian Serb Accused of War Crimes

Posted August 1st, 2011 at 2:40 pm (UTC-5)
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A court in Jerusalem has approved the extradition of an Israeli citizen to Bosnia-Herzegovina to answer charges that he committed acts of genocide during the 1992-to-1995 Balkans conflict. The court ruled Monday that Aleksandar Cvetkovic could be sent for trial to a war crimes court in Sarajevo. He is a Bosnian Serb who was granted […]

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British Court Defers Assange Extradition Decision

Posted July 13th, 2011 at 12:40 pm (UTC-5)
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A British appeals court has deferred a decision on whether to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to Sweden for questioning on sexual misconduct. The court did not specify when it would make its ruling. Assange, an Australian, is seeking to overturn a February judgement ordering him to Sweden. Assange denies any sexual wrongdoing and claims […]

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WikiLeak’s Assange Continues Fight Against Extradition

Posted July 13th, 2011 at 4:35 am (UTC-5)
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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange returns to court Wednesday for a second day to fight extradition from Britain to Sweden for questioning over sexual misconduct. Assange denies any sexual wrongdoing and claims the extradition to Sweden is politically motivated. He fears a fair trial would not be possible in Sweden. The 40-year old Assange’s disclosure of […]

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