Latest Extradition News

US: Mexico extradites Ovidio Guzmán López, son of Sinaloa cartel leader 'El Chapo,' to United States

Sep. 15, 2023 21:57 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico extradited Ovidio Guzmán López, a son of former Sinaloa cartel leader Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzmán, to the United States on Friday to face drug trafficking, money laundering and other charges, U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland said in a statement. ...

US: Mexico extradites Ovidio Guzmán López, son of Sinaloa cartel leader 'El Chapo,' to United States

Sep. 15, 2023 20:34 PM EDT
MEXICO CITY (AP) — US: Mexico extradites Ovidio Guzmán López, son of Sinaloa cartel leader 'El Chapo,' to United States.

Dutch court sentences ex-Pakistani cricketer to 12 years over reward for death of far-right lawmaker

Sep. 11, 2023 07:44 AM EDT

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A Dutch court on Monday sentenced a former Pakistani cricketer to 12 years in prison over allegations that he had offered a reward for the death of firebrand anti-Islam Dutch lawmaker Geert Wilders. The suspect, identified by Wilders as Khalid Latif,...

Australian lawmakers head to US to lobby against efforts to extradite WikiLeaks founder Assange

Sep. 05, 2023 00:57 AM EDT

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A group of Australian lawmakers said Tuesday they would travel to Washington this month to lobby the United States to abandon its efforts to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. The delegation includes former Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce and...

Pakistani man, on trial in Italy for murder of daughter who refused marriage, is being extradited

Aug. 31, 2023 14:15 PM EDT

ROME (AP) — Italian police on Thursday took into custody in Pakistan a Pakistani man who is on trial in Italy for the murder of his daughter after she refused family demands to marry a cousin in their homeland. The court case, in Reggio Emilia, northern Italy, is the most...

Senator Rubio urges Biden administration to reject a former warlord's extradition to Colombia

Aug. 23, 2023 15:08 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio is calling on the Biden administration to reject Colombia's request for extradition of a former warlord after he was named a peace envoy in the South American nation, a move that could see him avoid additional prison time for human rights abuses. ...

Ex-wife charged in ambush-style killing of Microsoft executive Jared Bridegan

Aug. 18, 2023 11:58 AM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The ex-wife of a Microsoft executive who was gunned down by a triggerman in front of his young daughter has been charged with first-degree murder, and prosecutors in Florida plan to seek the death penalty. A grand jury indicted Shanna Lee Gardner in the...

2 Nigerian men extradited to US to face sexual extortion charges after death of Michigan teenager

Aug. 13, 2023 15:29 PM EDT

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Two Nigerian men have been extradited to the U.S. after they were indicted for allegedly sexually extorting teenage boys and young men in Michigan and across the country, a prosecutor said Sunday. Samuel Ogoshi, 22, and Samson Ogoshi, 20, of Lagos,...

Judge sends FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried to jail, says crypto mogul tampered with witnesses

Aug. 12, 2023 00:34 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried left a federal courtroom in handcuffs Friday when a judge revoked his bail after concluding that the fallen cryptocurrency wiz had repeatedly tried to influence witnesses against him. Bankman-Fried drooped his head as Judge Lewis A....

Mexico investigates 4th killing at Tijuana hotel frequented by American accused of killing 3 women

Aug. 11, 2023 15:57 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Mexican officials say they are investigating the death of a fourth woman at a Tijuana hotel frequented by a California man who is the subject of extradition proceedings to face charges in connection with the killings of at least three women in the border city across from San...