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18 Jan 2011, 1:18 pm by McNabb Associates, P.C.
A United States fugitive who walked away from a South Dakota prison 16 years ago has been found living a secret family life on a Canadian aboriginal reserve where he was born. Apparently, Clifford Laframboise, 42, was given up for adoption as a baby by his Canadian parents to an American couple. In 1988, he was sentenced by a U.S. court to 18 years in prison for a series of burglaries, but walked away from the minimum security South Dakota State Penitentiary in Sioux Falls six years later, and had… [read post]
26 Jul 2011, 10:08 am by McNabb Associates, P.C.
The Panamanian Deputy Foreign Minister Alvaro Aleman assured that the ex-General Manuel Antonio Noriega, serving a 7 year prison sentence in France for money laundering, could be extradited to Panama in October. Aleman announced that France is expected to tell Panama’s government the exact date for Noriega’s extradition, after the U.S. government approved the solicited extradition, so he can serve sentences for up to 67 years for the crimes he convicted of. Noriega’s convictions in Panama… [read post]
15 Jul 2011, 8:19 am by McNabb Associates, P.C.
The Delhi High Court today cleared the deck for extradition of NRI fugitive Avtar Singh Grewal to the USA to face trial for allegedly killing his estranged wife at Phoenix in 2007 after rejecting his petition challenging the order of a magisterial court on the issue. “A prima facie examination reveals that the indictment has been correctly made and that a prima facie case has been made out in support of the requisition by the Government of the United States of America.” “Once it is clear,… [read post]
9 Mar 2011, 12:00 pm by McNabb Associates, P.C.
International Extradition Treaties with the United States (Part 4): Bulgaria Extradition Treaty with the U.S. Signed on September 19, 2007 Entered into Force on May 21, 2009 Burma (Myanmar) Extradition Treaty with the U.S. Signed on December 22, 1931 Entered into Force on November 1, 1941 Canada Extradition Treaty with the U.S. Signed on December 3, 1971 Entered into Force on March 22, 1976 Canada Exchange of Notes Extradition Treaty with the U.S. Signed on June 28, 1974 and July 9, 1974 Entered… [read post]
14 Nov 2012, 9:26 am by McNabb Associates, P.C.
The Washington Post on November 13, 2012 released the following updated story: “By Associated Press, BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — An alleged Colombian drug lord captured in Argentina is asking a local judge to reject his extradition to the United States. Henry de Jesus Lopez Londono says he faces political percussion and his life is in danger. Lopez Londono is 41-years-old and is known as “Mi Sangre,” or My Blood. He was caught as he arrived at a restaurant on the outskirts of Buenos Aires on… [read post]
25 Mar 2011, 9:00 am by McNabb Associates, P.C.
International Extradition Treaties with the United States (Part 23): Tanzania Extradition Treaty with the U.S. (1935 United Kingdom Treaty) Signed on December 22, 1931 Entered into Force on June 24, 1935 Tanzania Exchange of Notes Regarding Extradition Treaty with the U.S. Signed on November 30 and December 6, 1965 Entered into Force on December 6, 1965 Thailand Extradition Treaty with the U.S. Signed on December 14, 1983 Entered into Force on May 17, 1991 Tonga Extradition Treaty with the U.S.… [read post]
5 Mar 2012, 2:34 pm by McNabb Associates, P.C.
Colombia Reports on March 5, 2012 released the following: “Colombian police said Monday they have arrested one of the sub-commanders of the country’s largest neo-paramilitary organization the “Urabeños.” Andres Arroyabe Ramirez, alias “Maquina,” was captured in the central Cundinamarca department. Maquina, described by police as one of the most feared criminals in the Colombia, has been linked to the “Norte del Valle” drug cartel, its descendant the “Rastrojos,” the Urabeños… [read post]
24 Feb 2011, 8:37 am by McNabb Associates, P.C.
Delivering his ruling at a hearing at Belmarsh magistrates court in London, the chief magistrate, Howard Riddle, dismissed each of the defense’s arguments against Julian Assange’s extradition and granted Sweden’s extradition request. The British magistrate judge, in disagreeing with Assange’s arguments, held the European arrest warrant (EAW) was in fact valid; the crimes Assange is accused of are extraditable offenses; there is no reason to believe a Swedish court will be influenced by bad… [read post]
25 Feb 2013, 8:57 pm by Santiago A. Cueto
On Wednesday, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit will hear argument in a sovereign debt lawsuit that could have a major impact on world debt markets. The case centers on a group of investors who sued Argentina seeking payment for $1.3 billion relating to bonds that the country defaulted on in 2001. While the court has already sided with investors on several issues, the most important issue is still undecided. issue that the appeals court is still undecided–how… [read post]
3 Jan 2011, 12:06 pm by McNabb Associates, P.C.
Viktor Bout, the suspected Russian arms merchant, is being quoted as saying U.S. authorities promised him a lighter sentence in exchange for information about his contacts. Bout, known as the “Merchant of Death,” said the plea bargain offer was extended by U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agents who transported him from Thailand in November. Bout was arrested in Thailand in 2008 in a U.S. sting on charges of conspiring to sell weapons to a terrorist group. He fought extradition, but was sent… [read post]
6 Aug 2012, 9:45 am by McNabb Associates, P.C.
Latino.FoxNews.com on August 5, 2012 released the following: “Three suspects – two Mexicans and a U.S. citizen – wanted on sexual abuse and murder charges were extradited to the United States, the Mexican Attorney General’s Office said. Gabino Vidal Jr. and Alejandro Madrigal, both Mexican citizens, and George Martinez, a U.S. citizen, were handed over by federal law enforcement agents to the U.S. Marshals Service and the FBI, the AG’s office said. Vidal is wanted by a Kansas court for… [read post]
23 Mar 2011, 1:00 pm by McNabb Associates, P.C.
International Extradition Treaties with the United States (Part 20): St. Vincent & the Grenadines Extradition Treaty with the U.S. Signed on August 15, 1996 Entered into Force on September 8, 1999 San Marino Extradition Treaty with the U.S. Signed on January 10, 1906 Entered into Force on July 8, 1908 San Marino Supplement to Extradition Treaty with the U.S. Signed on October 10, 1934 Entered into Force on June 28, 1935 Seychelles Extradition Treaty with the U.S. (1935 United Kingdom Treaty) Signed… [read post]
30 Aug 2011, 9:16 am by McNabb Associates, P.C.
There seems to be little chance now that the only person tried and convicted for the 1988 bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Scotland will be turned over to the U.S. for prosecution. While the rebel-run Transitional National Council in Libya says it knows the whereabouts of so-called “Lockerbie bomber” Abdel Basset al-Megrahi, a representative for the group made it clear Sunday that “We will not give any Libyan citizen to the West.” Al-Megrhai was tried in Scotland for the terrorist bombing… [read post]
28 Feb 2011, 2:18 pm by McNabb Associates, P.C.
A dual U.S.-Lebanese citizen has been extradited from Paraguay and charged with supporting Lebanon’s Hezbollah militant force. Moussa Ali Hamdan, age 38, appeared in court in Philadelphia following his extradition and has been charged with providing material support to Hezbollah, a designated foreign terrorist organization. Hamdan was arrested by Paraguayan authorities June 15 on suspicion of supporting terrorism and subsequently handed over to U.S. custody. Hamdan is accused in the United States… [read post]
30 Jun 2011, 3:35 pm by McNabb Associates, P.C.
A Nova Scotia Supreme Court judge has ordered a Canadian man turned over to American authorities after the accused waived his right to extradition. Kevin J. Walsh was arrested in Cape Breton in May by RCMP and is being held at the Cape Breton Correctional Centre pending his formal turn over to U.S. officials. He was charged several years ago with attempting to import marijuana into New York state. Walsh fled the jurisdiction and has been on the lam ever since. There was no information available… [read post]
15 Mar 2011, 9:00 am by McNabb Associates, P.C.
International Extradition Treaties with the United States (Part 11): Hungary Extradition Treaty with the U.S. Signed on December 1, 1994 Entered into Force on March 18, 1997 Hungary European Union Protocol to Extradition Treaty with the U.S. Signed on November 15, 2005 Entered into Force on February 1, 2010 Iceland Extradition Treaty with the U.S. (Denmark Treaty) Signed on January 6, 1902 Entered into Force on April 16, 1902 Iceland Supplement to Extradition Treaty with the U.S. (Denmark… [read post]
12 Dec 2012, 11:48 am by Richard Gould-Saltman
The Hague Convention on Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction* is intended to permit speedy resolution of disputes as to which nation is the appropriate place to resolve child custody disputes, by assuring return of the child(ren) to their "habitual residence", except under extraordinary circumstances.  While generally the problem with Hague proceedings is that they are not speedy enough [read post]
9 Apr 2012, 11:04 am by John Fossum
Photo of the International Criminal Court, The Hague, Netherlands John L. Fossum, along with former U.S. Ambassdor Robert Flaten, United States District Court Judge John Tunheim, Assistant United States Attorney John Docherty and Professor Barbara Frey of the Human Rights Program at the Institute for Global Studies at the University of Minnesota.  Details of the program, registration information, and bios of the speakers are available here. Topics include the genocide in Rwanda, the International… [read post]
19 Mar 2012, 12:47 pm by McNabb Associates, P.C.
The Washington Post on March 19, 2012 released the following: “SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — A Canadian man convicted in the 1975 killing of a fellow American Indian Movement activist says the government should not have been allowed to move his case from federal to state court after his extradition to the U.S. John Graham’s attorney, John Murphy, told the South Dakota Supreme Court on Monday that he didn’t have sufficient time before trial to question the court’s decision to allow Graham’s case to… [read post]
4 Jan 2011, 2:15 pm by McNabb Associates, P.C.
An Israeli doctor fighting extradition to the United States on murder charges has committed suicide in a Jerusalem jail, Israeli prison officials said Tuesday. Apparently, Dr. Eugene Perchikov, who was accused of killing two women in New York, bled to death after cutting himself with a prison-issued razor blade while his cellmates slept on Sunday. A guard inspecting the cell 10 minutes earlier found nothing wrong. Perchikov, 61, was born in Russia, became a doctor and received an Israeli medical… [read post]