Second Mexican judge OKs extradition of 'El Chapo' to U.S.

May 17, 2016

Second Mexican judge OKs extradition of 'El Chapo' to U.S.

A second Mexican judge has ruled that the extradition of drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman to the United States can go forward, judicial authorities announced Monday. The process still awaits approval of Mexico’s foreign ministry and it can be appealed. The judge’s decision ...

U.S., Colombia move against alleged big money laundering family in Panama

May 6, 2016

U.S., Colombia move against alleged big money laundering family in Panama

Authorities have arrested a prominent Panama businessman and dismantled an empire of banking, real estate and retail businesses that the U.S. says were part of a top worldwide money-laundering organization for drug traffickers. The coordinated operation was announced Thursday as the U.S. Treasury Department ...

Another American implicated in Zimbabwe lion poaching

Aug 3, 2015

Another American implicated in Zimbabwe lion poaching

Now there are two: Zimbabwe accused a gynecological oncologist from Pennsylvania on Sunday of illegally killing a lion in April, adding to the outcry over a Minnesota dentist the African government wants to extradite for killing a well-known lion named Cecil in early July. ...

Jan 8, 2015

U.S. asks Poland to extradite Polanski

The United States asked Poland to extradite filmmaker Roman Polanski, who pleaded guilty in 1977 to raping a 13-year-old but left the country before sentencing, Polish prosecutors said Wednesday. The move comes months after the U.S. attempted to have the French-Polish filmmaker arrested for ...