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10 Aug 2011, 8:45 am by McNabb Associates, P.C.
The Thai court in Bangkok has started the reconsideration of the decision on extradition of Russian businessman Viktor Bout to the US. Bout’s lawyer filed the relevant demand back in 2010. Bout was arrested in Thailand in 2008 following the request from the US authorities. In 2010 he was extradited to New York. His lawyers claim this was done with the violation of the local legislation. The US accuses Bout of illegal weapon trade but he denied the accusations. The jury court on Bout’s case was… [read post]
3 Nov 2011, 9:33 am by McNabb Associates, P.C.
Abdullah Khadr in 2005 Abdullah Khadr, Omar Khadr’s older brother, will not be extradited to the United States on terrorism charges. The country’s top court announced Thursday it will not hear an appeal from the Canadian and U.S. governments, which were seeking to have Khadr extradited to the United States, where he is wanted in Boston on charges of supplying weapons to al-Qaida in Pakistan. Khadr has maintained his innocence. By refusing to grant leave to appeal the case, the Supreme Court of… [read post]
24 Feb 2011, 2:16 pm by McNabb Associates, P.C.
Click here to watch Julian Assange’s response to the U.K. extradition ruling this morning. Assange calls the European Arrest Warrant (EAW) system a “rubber-stamp” process that must be stopped and believes the EAW process is being used for unintended purposes in order to quickly extradite individuals between member countries in the European Union (EU). EAW’s are intended for prosecutorial purposes only, not merely an investigation. The EAW system was implemented in 2004 and over the years… [read post]
19 Jul 2011, 7:53 am by McNabb Associates, P.C.
Replacement Treaties and Their Effect on Proceedings Pending Under Prior Treaties In most situations, the replacement treaty automatically governs proceedings pending under a prior treaty. However, most United States extradition treaties negotiated after the 1970?s include provisions dealing with the application of replacement treaties to individuals facing extradition procedures pending under prior treaties. Generally, these provisions require that proceedings pending at the time the replacement… [read post]
17 Feb 2011, 12:43 pm by McNabb Associates, P.C.
The Dutch Supreme Court approved the extradition of a Somali man to the U.S., where he is wanted on terrorism charges. Mahamud Said Omar was charged in August 2009 in a five-count indictment with paying young men to travel from Minneapolis to Somalia to train with and fight for al-Shabaab, a group designated as a foreign terrorist organization by the U.S. State Department. The indictment was unsealed in late November of that year. Omar allegedly visited an al-Shabaab safe-house and provided hundreds… [read post]
11 Mar 2011, 8:00 am by McNabb Associates, P.C.
International Extradition Treaties with the United States (Part 7): Dominican Republic Extradition Treaty with the U.S. Signed on June 19, 1909 Entered into Force on August 2, 1910 Ecuador Extradition Treaty with the U.S. Signed on June 28, 1872 Entered into Force on November 12, 1873 Ecuador 1941 Supplement to Extradition Treaty with the U.S. Signed on September 22, 1939 Entered into Force on May 29, 1941 Egypt Extradition Treaty with the U.S. Signed on August 11, 1874 Entered into Force on April… [read post]
22 Mar 2011, 9:56 am by McNabb Associates, P.C.
International Extradition Treaties with the United States (Part 17): Nicaragua Extradition Treaty with the U.S. Signed on March 1, 1905 Entered into Force on July 14, 1907 Nigeria Extradition Treaty with the U.S. (1935 United Kingdom Treaty) Signed on December 22, 1931 Entered into Force on June 24, 1935 Norway Extradition Treaty with the U.S. Signed on June 9, 1977 Entered into Force on March 7, 1980 Pakistan Extradition Treaty with the U.S. (1935 United Kingdom Treaty) Signed on December 22,… [read post]
30 Aug 2011, 9:29 am by McNabb Associates, P.C.
The U.S. State Department will ultimately decide if a man arrested in Oldham County on international terrorism charges will be extradited to Australia. 50-year old Paul Peters was arrested by federal agents and Australian authorities at the home of his ex-wife in Buckner on August 13. Peters is accused of strapping a fake bomb to the neck of an 18-year-old girl, the daughter of an Australian businessman, and leaving a ransom note. An extradition hearing is set for October 14 in Louisville. U.S.… [read post]
8 Mar 2011, 8:30 am by McNabb Associates, P.C.
International Extradition Treaties with the United States (Part 1): Albania Extradition Treaty with the U.S. Signed on March 1, 1933 Entered into Force on November 14, 1935 Anguilla Extradition Treaty with the U.S. Signed on June 8, 1972 Entered into Force on January 21, 1977 Antigua and Barbuda Extradition Treaty with the U.S. Signed on June 3, 1996 Entered into Force on July 1, 1999 Argentina Extradition Treaty with the U.S. Signed on June 10, 1997 Entered into Force on June 15, 2000 Australia… [read post]
16 Aug 2011, 10:03 am by McNabb Associates, P.C.
Justice Department: Man targeted Midstate law firms in collection scam A Nigerian man has been extradited to the U.S. and will stand trial for his accused involvement in a collection scam that targeted law firms in the U.S. and Canada including some in the Midstate, authorities said. Emmanuel Ekhator worked with Yvette Mathurin of Canada to scam law firms into wiring money overseas, according to the Justice Department. He faces charges that include wire fraud, money laundering and mail fraud. This… [read post]
29 Mar 2012, 6:54 am by McNabb Associates, P.C.
Jurist.org on March 19, 2012 released the following: “On March 19, 2010, a Guatemalan criminal court ruled that Alfonso Portillo, the former Guatemalan president who served from 2000 to 2004, could be extradited to the US to face money laundering charges. Portillo was indicted for his role in a plot which embezzled $15.8 million from the country’s Ministry of Defense. Portillio had been arrested earlier in the year for a warrant issued by Guatemala based on the US indictment. In October 2008,… [read post]
13 Oct 2011, 11:13 am by McNabb Associates, P.C.
The Government has dismissed reports that extradition requests have been sent from the United States for two well-known politicians and three other Jamaicans. The Jamaica Observer reported today that a highly placed US government official said extradition requests were expected to be delivered to local authorities today. But speaking at today’s post-Cabinet press briefing, minister with responsibility for information, Daryl Vaz, said no Jamaican government official is aware of any extradition… [read post]
27 Sep 2011, 9:27 am by McNabb Associates, P.C.
A leader in a cocaine trafficking ring with links to powerful Mexican and Colombian cartels has been sentenced to 34 years in federal prison, following extradition from South America. The U.S. Attorney’s office says 41-year-old Nivaldo Riascos Renteria of Colombia played a key role in organizing transport of tons of cocaine from the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, to the United States, Mexico and Europe. The FARC controls the vast majority of cocaine production in South… [read post]
29 Sep 2011, 10:38 am by McNabb Associates, P.C.
A Mexican man has been returned to southwest Ohio to face charges that he kidnapped and raped a 9-year-old girl in 2005, in a case that sparked unrest in a Hamilton neighborhood. Alfredo Lopez Cruz was being held Wednesday without bond in Butler County. No attorney was listed for him. Lopez Cruz disappeared soon after the girl told family members she had been assaulted. The home where he was believed to have been staying was vandalized and set on fire. Federal officials said in March he had been… [read post]
10 Aug 2011, 7:33 am by McNabb Associates, P.C.
A Mexican federal court panel says an accused drug cartel “queen” can’t be extradited to the U.S. on a charge for which she was acquitted in Mexico. The appeals court also has upheld a judge who acquitted Sandra Avila Beltran on drug-trafficking, money-laundering and organized-crime charges in December, citing lack of evidence. Both rulings made public Tuesday deal a blow to U.S. and Mexican efforts to prosecute Avila, who is known as the “Queen of the Pacific.” She was arrested in 2007… [read post]
15 Aug 2012, 9:21 am by McNabb Associates, P.C.
The New York Times on August 14, 2012 released the following: “By WILLIAM NEUMAN The president of Ecuador, Rafael Correa, denied on Tuesday a report on the Web site of The Guardian that he had decided to grant asylum to the WikiLeaks founder, Julian Assange, who is holed up in the Ecuadorean Embassy in London. “There is still no decision,” Mr. Correa said in a post on Twitter. Mr. Assange took refuge in the embassy in June, seeking to avoid extradition to Sweden, where he is wanted for… [read post]
5 Jul 2011, 7:29 am by McNabb Associates, P.C.
Judicial Review of Determination in Extradition Hearings Generally, neither party to an extradition proceeding may appeal the determination of the judge or magistrate. If commitment results, limited review is available through a writ of habeas corpus proceeding in the United States district court. To be effective, the application for writ of habeas corpus should be filed prior to the Secretary of State taking final action. No action will be taken by the Secretary until after decision on the… [read post]
9 Mar 2011, 8:00 am by McNabb Associates, P.C.
International Extradition Treaties with the United States (Part 3): Bermuda Extradition Treaty with the U.S. Signed on June 8, 1972 Entered into Force on January 21, 1977 Bolivia Extradition Treaty with the U.S. Signed on June 27, 1995 Entered into Force on November 21, 1996 Bosnia and Herzegovina (Former Yugoslavia) Extradition Treaty with the U.S. Signed on October 25, 1901 Entered into Force on June 12, 1902 Brazil Extradition Treaty with the U.S. Signed on January 13, 1961 Entered into Force on… [read post]
7 Nov 2011, 8:30 am by Marco Rossi
An interview on Marco Q Rossi & Associati has been published today on the Italian financial newspaper ITALIA OGGI. We attach below the file with the full account: www.lawrossi.com/images/stories/docs/MQR_Italia_Oggi.pdf  [read post]
10 Mar 2011, 8:00 am by McNabb Associates, P.C.
International Extradition Treaties with the United States (Part 5): China (Hong Kong) Extradition Treaty with the U.S. Signed on December 20, 1996 Entered into Force on January 21, 1998 Colombia Extradition Treaty with the U.S. Signed on September 14, 1979 Entered into Force on March 4, 1982 Congo Extradition Treaty with the U.S. Signed on January 6, 1909 Entered into Force on July 27, 1911 Supplements Signed on January 15, 1929 and April 23, 1936 Supplements Entered into Force on May 19, 1929 and… [read post]