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Entries in Extradition (55)


Former Colombia anti-corruption chief pleads guilty to U.S. bribery charges

The former Colombian National Director of Anti-Corruption pleaded guilty in Miami after a DEA sting operation caught him soliciting a $132,000 bribe to undermine an investigation into a local politician.

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Colombia anti-corruption chief extradited to U.S. to face bribery-related charges

Luis Gustavo Moreno Rivera. Photo courtesy of the Office of the Colombian Attorney GeneralColombia's top anti-corruption prosecutor was extradited to the United States Friday to face charges connected to bribes he allegedly took to subvert investigations in the U.S. and Colombia.

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DOJ charges Venezuela energy company workers with money laundering, FCPA conspiracy

The DOJ unsealed an indictment Monday against five former employees of Venezuela’s state energy company, charging all of them with money laundering and two with also conspiring to violate the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

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China ‘Fox Hunt’ nabs white collar fugitives

China's Ministry of Public Security said 951 fugitives suspected of white-collar crimes were captured from 72 countries last year through Operation Fox Hunt.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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