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FBI says fugitive has been extradited from Mexico to Tucson

Dec. 05, 2022 17:10 PM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A fugitive wanted for his involvement in a criminal drug enterprise has been extradited from Mexico and returned to Tucson, but his wife and another co-conspirator remain at large, according to the FBI. Authorities said 45-year-old Manuel Gortari-Redondo was...

Ringleaders in massive COVID fraud extradited to US

Nov. 18, 2022 19:58 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles couple who fled to Europe after being convicted of running a fraud ring that stole $18 million in COVID-19 aid money were returned to the United States to face prison, authorities announced Friday. Richard Ayvazyan and his wife, Marietta Terabelian,...

Syrian group claims capture of Italian drug trafficker

Nov. 17, 2022 15:26 PM EST

ROME (AP) — A Syrian group is claiming to have captured one of Europe’s most-wanted drug traffickers back in March, just days after Italy’s justice minister thanked the United Arab Emirates for its role in his arrest and extradition to Italy this week. The circumstances...

UK court: Arrested man is US fugitive wanted on rape claim

Nov. 11, 2022 10:34 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — A judge in Scotland ruled Friday that a man who has spent almost a year fighting extradition to the United States is Nicholas Rossi, a fugitive alleged to have faked his own death to escape rape allegations. The suspect was arrested in December 2021 at a Glasgow...

Indian tycoon Nirav Modi loses extradition appeal in UK

Nov. 09, 2022 12:38 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Diamond tycoon Nirav Modi on Wednesday lost an appeal of a British court's ruling that he should be extradited from the U.K. to India to face allegations he was involved in a $1.8 billion bank fraud. Two High Court judges upheld a lower court's ruling that the...

3 arrested in Florida weeks after Georgia jail breakout

Nov. 03, 2022 17:23 PM EDT

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Two escapees from a Georgia jail and a girlfriend wanted for aiding their breakout have been arrested in Florida's capital city. WCTV-TV reported that John Mincey, Meahki Carter and Ezreyah Bragdon were all taken into custody Wednesday in Tallahassee. ...