Kidnapping

Czech Republic: Jaromir Prokop

Complaint for the extradition of Jaromir Prokop, described as a leader of "an organized crime group", from the USA to the Czech Republic to face allegations of kidnapping and robbery, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Western District of Washington.

Canada: Yvon Bruno

Complaint to extradite Yvon Bruno from the USA to Canada to face allegations of abduction, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Italy: Aldo Moro

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Italy -  to take evidence from Stephen Pieczenik for a criminal investigation into the kidnapping and murder of Aldo Moro, a former Prime Minister of Italy.

Curacao: Rudolph Humphrey Max Oehlers

Complaint for the extradition of Rudolph Humphrey Max Oehlers from the USA to Curacao to face charges of stalking, assault, kidnapping, and trespassing.

Canada: Safwan Al-Abdulla

Complaint for the extradition of Safwan Al-Abdulla from the USA to Canada at the U. S. District Court for the District of Vermont.

Insider Talking: June 24, 2011

Retired FBI Agent Jerry Forrester's fondness for fraudsters; Cayman Finance's former Head of Marketing Denise Gower gushes about how wonderful Cayman's financial service sector is and then leaves to join one of its most dubious participants, Cedrus Investments; US court issues forfeiture warrant for narcotics trafficking-related funds held at Butterfield Bank and Scotia Bank & Trust (Cayman).

United Kingdom: Ines Rebecca Gely

Complaint for the extradition of Ines Rebecca Gely from the USA to the United Kingdom to face charges of child abduction.

Finland: Timo Tapio Mustonen

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Finland - for a criminal investigation into Timo Tapio Mustonen for alleged participation in the kidnapping of Olli Valtteri Saarni. Case was unsealed on November 18, 2011.

Czech Republic: Wu Zheng

Complaint for the extradition of Wu Zheng from the USA to the Czech Republic to face a charge that he, Tun Guo Zhao, Zhan Xi Ma, Sheng Chen and Jing Yuan Qin abducted Yuxiang Du in order to obtain US$200,000 from Yuxiang Du's father, Zhongcheng Du.

United Kingdom: Julio Marques Martins Paes

Complaint for the arrest of Julio Marques Martins Paes and extradition from the USA to the United Kingdom to face charges of false imprisonment, attempted murder and unlawful wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm.

Latin America Round-Up: October 5, 2009

ARGENTINAMushrooming corruption allegations Allegations of corruption against public officials have mushroomed against a backdrop of the diminishing popularity of the government. Prosecutions brought during the administration of Néstor Kirchner (2003 2007), President Cristina Fernández's husband and predecessor, have picked up

Latin America Round Up: February 13, 2009

ARGENTINA Money mess at the Ministry A few days before the Néstor Kirchner transferred power to his wife Cristina in December, 2007, the Ministry of Finance paid irregularly $15.7 million to a group of foreign insurance companies linked to Iván

Pakistan national tells of ‘hell’ as an expatriate banker in Dubai

A less-than-flattering account of life as a foreigner in one of the world's fastest-growing markets - Dubai - has been given in a complaint filed in the United States by an expatriate banker. Dubai is severely criticized as a place to live and work in a civil complaint filed by Rafatul Islam Usmani Imtiaz Ahmed, a Pakistani national residing in Dubai, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida on June 2, 2008.

Taiwan requests evidence in Georgia for child abduction investigation

Article based on an application to collect evidence for a criminal investigation into alleged child abduction and fraud involving Tei Tso - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Taiwan - that was filed at federal court in the USA on December 12, 2007.

Turkey: Tolga Kulak

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation in Turkey into Tolga Kulak for alleged unlawful detention and sexual offenses against a minor.

Canada: David Emmanuel Cote

Complaint for the arrest of David Emmanuel Cote and extradition from the USA to Canada to face charges of kidnapping, sexually assaulting a minor and making death threats.

Mexico seeks evidence in Texas for investigation into kidnapping and murder

Article based on an application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation into the alleged kidnapping and murder of Joel Rodriguez Hernandez and Jose Eleazar Hernandez Pera - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Mexico - that was filed at federal court in the USA on March 22, 2005.

Australia: Frank Yueman Chan

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation in Australia into Frank Yueman Chan and others for the offenses of aggravated burglary, false imprisonment, and conspiracy.

United Kingdom: Mamdouh Hamza

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation in the United Kingdom into Mamdouh Hamza for allegedly conspiring to murder three Egyptian public officials, namely Dr. Muhammad Ibrahim Sulieman, Dr. Ahmad Fatbi Sorour and Kamal Muhammad Al Shazli.

Belgium: Marc Bogaert

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation in Belgium into the unsolved disappearance of Belgian national Marc Bogaert during a trip to the United States in 1996 to visit his friend, Wendy Matthes, in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Turkey seeks evidence in New York for investigation into kidnapping and assault

Article based on an application to collect evidence for a criminal investigation into alleged kidnapping and assault - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Turkey - that was filed at federal court in the USA on September 13, 2004. Individuals mentioned in the request for assistance include Murat Cansaran and Mehmet Engin.

Turkey: Murat Cansaran et al

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation in Turkey into Murat Cansaran and Mehmet Engin for alleged kidnapping by force and assault.

Russia seeks evidence in Ohio for criminal investigation into kidnapping

Article based on an application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation into alleged kidnapping - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Russia - that was filed at federal court in the USA on October 28, 2003. Individuals mentioned in the request for assistance include Patrick Garmyn, Lolita Yu. Garmyn, Nataliya Yakovlevna Somova, and Amelia Garmyn.

Canada requests medical records of Michael Ongley for sentencing hearing

Article based on an application to collect evidence for the sentencing hearing of Michael John Ongley - pursuant to a request for a request for judicial assistance by Canada - that was filed at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan on July 18, 2003.

Russia: Patrick J. Garmyn

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation in Russia into Patrick J. Garmyn for allegedly kidnapping his daughter.

Canada: Michael John Ongley

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation in Canada into Michael John Ongley for allegedly uttering death threats, burglary, assault with a weapon and unlawful confinement.

United Kingdom: Harold Rios Alvarez et al

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation into murder and kidnapping in the United Kingdom.

Botswana: Imraan Sardar

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation in Botswana into the alleged abduction and extortion of Imraan Sardar in Garbone, Botswana.

Venezuela: Antonio Jose Nagen Abraham

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation in Venezuela into the kidnapping of Antonio Jose Nagen Abraham in 1999.

Canada: Corey Spencer Sniderman

Complaint for the arrest of Corey Spencer Sniderman and extradition from the USA to Canada to face charges of fraud, kidnapping, sexual assault, making death threats, intimidation and harassment.  

USA v. Corey Spencer Sniderman: Exhibit and Witness List

U. S. Government Exhibit in a criminal case of 'USA vs. Corey Spencer Sniderman' at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, specifically a letter from Toronto Police Service in February, 2001 stating that, at that time, Sniderman was a "wanted fugitive in Toronto" at that time.