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Entries in Extradition (51)

Friday
Sep092016

China: A third of our most wanted graft suspects who fled overseas are back

More than 30 of China's 100 most wanted corruption suspects who fled overseas have been brought back to the country, the main anti-graft agency said this week.

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Thursday
Oct012015

Jerry Fang on the breakthrough: United States no longer a safe haven for China graft fugitives

China’s official Xinhua News agency marked America's cooperation on China’s overseas anti-graft efforts as an important milestone achieved during President Xi Jinping’s state visit to Washington in late September.

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Tuesday
Sep152015

Attorney General Lynch: New evidence and more charges in FIFA graft case

U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch said Monday the investigation into graft at FIFA has expanded and she anticipates "pursuing additional charges against individuals and entities."

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Thursday
Aug272015

Thailand indicts ex tourism chief and daughter for film festival bribery, likely ending U.S. prosecution

Prosecutors in Thailand indicted the former tourism chief and her daughter for taking bribes from a Hollywood producer and his wife in exchange for contracts to run a film festival.

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Friday
May292015

On ESPN, Dean Tillipman talks FIFA and extradition (with video)

In an appearance Thursday on ESPN, FCPA Blog senior editor Jessica Tillipman discussed the extradition process with Switzerland in the FIFA corruption case.

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Monday
May042015

Vienna judge refuses to extradite Firtash to U.S., cites ‘political charges’

Screen capture from Euro News via YoutubeAn Austrian court Thursday refused to extradite a pro-Russia Ukrainian energy magnate to the U.S., saying FCPA and related charges against him were politically motivated.

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Wednesday
Feb182015

Is an extradition treaty with China on the agenda?

China Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying (Image courtesy of the China Ministry of Foreign Affairs)Chinese and U.S. officials will meet in August to discuss further cooperation in tracking down corrupt Chinese fugitives who fled with illicit gains.

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Monday
Dec082014

France joins China ‘Fox Hunt’ against corruption fugitives

French president François HollandeFrance has agreed to help China with the Operation Fox Hunt campaign to track down corruption fugitives who have fled to the country, Reuters reported, citing a French Justice Ministry official.

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Wednesday
Dec032014

China ‘Fox Hunt’ heads for U.S. courts

China may use local courts in the United States to sue economic fugitives who have fled there, despite a lack of an extradition treaty between the two countries, said China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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Thursday
Nov132014

Report: Siriwan faces Thailand indictment for film festival bribery

Thailand's attorney general and the top anti-corruption agency have jointly agreed to indict former Tourism Authority of Thailand governor Juthamas Siriwan for taking bribes in connection with the Bangkok Film Festival.

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Thursday
Nov132014

China to share fugitives’ assets with countries assisting the ‘fox hunt’

Foreign countries helping China catch corrupt officials who have fled overseas with their illicit gains can share up to 80% of their forfeited assets, said a criminal law expert.

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Wednesday
Nov052014

Three high-profile extraditions to the U.S.

Extradition is the official process where one country transfers a suspected or convicted criminal to another country. The process dates back to at least the 1300s BC, when Ramesses II of Egypt negotiated an extradition treaty with Hattusili III, a Hittite king.

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