Monthly Archives: June 2018

28th Jun 2018

France joins Russia and US in requesting extradition of Alexander Vinnik

Alexander Vinnik has been imprisoned in northern Greece since last summer. He was originally arrested after the US requested his extradition to face charges of laundering more than $4 billion on a bitcoin trading platform. This week France joined Russia and the US who are already competing to have Vinnik extradited. French authorities would like […]

25th Jun 2018

Brazilian man faces extradition after attending Russian World Cup match

This week Mr Rodrigo Dinardi Vicentini attended Brazil’s World Cup group stage match in Russia where he was promptly arrested by Russian authorities and may face extradition back to Brazil. Mr Vincentini has been flagged by INTERPOL as wanted by the Brazilian authorities since 2017. He is accused of being involved in the robberies of […]

18th Jun 2018

Former Putin adviser to stay in Scotland after his extradition is blocked by Edinburgh Sheriff Court

Last week, a former adviser to President Putin, Dr Alexander Alexandrovich Shapovalov, had his extradition to Russia blocked by Edinburgh Sheriff Court. Dr Shapovalov’s extradition was requested by Russia because he has been convicted of fraud and sentenced, on appeal, to 9 years and 10 months imprisonment. Dr Shapovalov’s lawyers argued that the fraud charges […]

13th Jun 2018

1MDB: MLA requests

Yesterday Malaysia’s Attorney General, Tommy Thomas, announced that he has received 1MDB investigation papers from the Malaysia Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC). Mr Thomas released a statement expressing his desire to make sure that the papers were examined to consider all potential criminal and civil prosecutions that may arise in connection with the 1MDB scandal. Mr Thomas […]

9th Jun 2018

US extradite former President of Panama, Ricardo Martinelli

Yesterday, the US State Department approved Panama’s request for the extradition of their former President Ricardo Martinelli. Mr Martinelli has been held in a Miami jail since last year after Panama requested his extradition to face charges of spying. Panama alleges that Mr Martinelli used public money to spy on more than 150 of his […]

9th Jun 2018

Red Notice circulated for the location and arrest of Jho Low

It has been reported that Singapore requested a Red Notice be circulated by INTERPOL for the location and arrest of Low Taek Jho (known as ‘Jho Low’) in October 2016. On Friday, Singapore’s Attorney General’s Chambers (AGC), Commercial Affairs Department (CAD) and the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) issued a joint statement explaining that in […]

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