LAW ENFORCERS SEEK TO EXTRADITE FRAUDSTERS THROUGH TREATY AND DIPLOMATIC MUSCLE, AS INTERNATIONAL CRIME PROLIFERATES

FINANCIAL fraud, as all practitioners know, has become increasingly international, a trend that will doubtless continue. For law enforcers based on national units of theoretically sovereign countries, this poses challenges, and one particularly tough nut to crack are procedures to extradite suspects to face trial in the country where their alleged victims reside. The United States is a case in point. Its extradition processes for cybercrime and financial fraud may take on particular significance if allegations of Russian attempts to hack the 2016 presidential ...


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