FTX Executives Expressed Concern Over Use of Customer Funds, Documents Show

Documents obtained by The New York Times provide new details about the discussions among FTX’s top leaders before the cryptocurrency exchange collapsed in November.

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Suspect in Idaho Killings of 4 College Students Arrives at Courthouse

An extradition hearing in Pennsylvania will determine whether the 28-year-old Ph.D. student accused in the killings will be returned to Idaho to face charges.

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Suspect in Killing of 4 Idaho Undergrads Arrives at Courthouse

An extradition hearing in Pennsylvania will determine whether the 28-year-old Ph.D. student accused in the killings will be returned to Idaho to face charges.

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In the Bahamas, a Lingering Sympathy for Sam Bankman-Fried

Residents there have a generous view of the disgraced FTX founder, who has been accused of misusing billions of dollars in customer funds.

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Caroline Ellison Says She Is ‘Truly Sorry’ for Her Role in FTX Collapse

Caroline Ellison of Alameda, a trading firm tied closely to FTX, admitted she participated in defrauding customers and misleading investors.

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Two Executives in Sam Bankman-Fried’s Crypto Empire Plead Guilty to Fraud

Caroline Ellison, the former chief executive of Alameda Research, and Gary Wang, a founder of FTX, are cooperating in the federal criminal case against Mr. Bankman-Fried.

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Sam Bankman-Fried Is Set for Extradition to U.S.

The FTX founder agreed to be transferred from the Bahamas to face federal charges of fraud.

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Sam Bankman-Fried Is Expected to Agree to Extradition to the U.S.

The FTX founder, now in prison in the Bahamas, faces criminal charges that he engaged in widespread fraud since founding the cryptocurrency exchange in 2019.

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Why the U.S. Offered to Swap Griner for Bout, a Russian Arms Dealer

The negotiations raise questions about what, if any, standards should apply when the United States agrees to trade prisoners.

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Britain Approves Extradition Order for Assange

Priti Patel, Britain’s home secretary, approved the order. But Mr. Assange, the WikiLeaks founder who faces charges in the U.S. under the Espionage Act, is likely to appeal.

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Harvey Weinstein Facing Indecent Assault Charges in Britain

British prosecutors said they authorized criminal charges against Mr. Weinstein for an incident in 1996.

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Gupta Brothers, Accused of Corruption in South Africa, Are Arrested in Dubai

Atul and Rajesh Gupta had fled South Africa four years ago amid intense law enforcement scrutiny and public outrage over allegations that they facilitated the gutting of state resources.

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Strongmen in Turkey and Hungary Stall Unity in NATO and the E.U.

Russia benefits as Turkey slows down Swedish and Finnish applications to NATO and Hungary continues to block an E.U. embargo on Russian oil.

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Man Who Police Say Used Tinder to Hunt Women Is Charged With Murder

Danueal Drayton raped and strangled Samantha Stewart in 2018, prosecutors say. He was free on bail at the time because of a paperwork mix-up.

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Honduran Supreme Court Ratifies U.S. Extradition Request of ex-President

The former leader of Honduras is accused of colluding with drug cartels to ship tons of cocaine to the United States in return for financial support for his political party.

#castro-xiomara, #drug-abuse-and-traffic, #extradition, #hernandez-juan-orlando, #honduras, #latin-america

U.K. Supreme Court Says Assange Cannot Appeal His Extradition to U.S.

In a blow for the embattled WikiLeaks founder, the court said it had refused permission to appeal “because the application does not raise an arguable point of law.”

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Former Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez Detained

Police surrounded Juan Orlando Hernández’s home after the government got an extradition request from the U.S., where he has been accused of having ties to drug traffickers.

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U.S. Requests Extradition of Former Honduran President

Juan Orlando Hernández, who stepped down as president last month, was recently accused in a drug-trafficking case in federal court in New York.

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Julian Assange Can Appeal Decision to Extradite Him to U.S., U.K. Court Rules

The WikiLeaks founder has argued that American prison conditions would be harmful to his mental health. He faces a lengthy sentence if convicted on espionage charges.

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Fugitive Who Faked His Death and Fled U.S. Is Caught in Scotland, Officials Say

Nicholas Alahverdian, a suspect in a 2008 rape in Utah, was traced to a hospital in Glasgow, where he had been placed on a ventilator with Covid-19, the authorities said.

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Ex-Panama President’s Sons Are Extradited to U.S. After Multicountry Chase

Two sons of the former president Ricardo Martinelli fled the United States by Uber, private jet and an “unknown vessel,” prosecutors said. The second has now been extradited, weeks after his brother.

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U.K. Court Rules Julian Assange Can Be Extradited to U.S.

The WikiLeaks founder can still appeal the verdict, which would leave him facing espionage charges that could put him in prison for decades.

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French Police Arrest Man in Connection With Khashoggi Killing

A man with the same name, Khalid Alotaibi, is wanted in connection with the murder of the Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. A Saudi official says France arrested the wrong man.

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Julian Assange to Wed in Prison in Britain

The WikiLeaks founder, who is battling extradition to the United States on espionage charges, has been granted permission to marry Stella Moris in the London prison where he has been held since 2019.

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Manuel Chang Will Face Corruption Charges in U.S.

A judge overturned the South African government’s decision to send the minister back to Mozambique, where civil society groups say his political clout will protect him.

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British Court Hears Appeal in Julian Assange Extradition Case

The outcome is not expected to be known for weeks, but the hearing was the latest step in a continuing attempt to extradite the WikiLeaks founder to the U.S. to face espionage charges.

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Spanish Court Agrees to Extradite Former Venezuela Spy Chief to U.S.

Hugo Carvajal, once a prominent figure in the government of the Venezuelan leader Nicolás Maduro, faces drug-trafficking charges in the United States.

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Transgender Woman Flees Malaysia After Wearing Hijab

The Islamic authorities want to imprison her for wearing female clothing at a religious event and threatened to put her in a rehabilitation camp where she could “return to the right path.”

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Peter Nygard Set to Be Extradited to the U.S.

Peter Nygard, a former fashion executive, will soon be extradited from Canada to the United States to face charges of crimes against women and teenage girls.

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To Get Back Meng Wanzhou, China Uses a Hardball Tactic: Seizing Foreigners

The speed at which Beijing returned two Canadians held seemingly tit-for-tat in exchange may signal comfort with the tactic.

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Italy Frees Catalan Separatist Leader From Jail. Here’s How the Case Has Gone.

Carles Puigdemont, a former leader of Catalonia, faces trial in Spain and was detained briefly in Italy. It is not clear if he will appear when the court considers whether to return him to Spain.

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Resolution Reached in Case Between Harry Dunn’s Family and Anne Sacoolas

Anne Sacoolas was charged in the death of 19-year-old Harry Dunn in 2019, while she was a State Department employee. The police said she had been driving on the wrong side of the road.

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Spain Arrests Former Venezuela Spy Chief Accused of Drug Trafficking

Hugo Carvajal, the former intelligence chief, had been hiding in Madrid, the police said, trying to avoid extradition to the United States.

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John McAfee, Software Pioneer Turned Fugitive, Dies in Spanish Prison

Mr. McAfee, who has not been associated with the company that bears his name for more than two decades, was fighting extradition to the United States after his arrest in Spain.

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Kim Avis Jailed After Faking Death at ‘Mortuary Beach’

The man’s son told the authorities that his father drowned. Months later, he was found in Colorado and extradited to Scotland, where he was sentenced this week to 15 years in prison.

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Americans Plead Guilty in Japan to Aiding Carlos Ghosn’s Escape

Michael Taylor, a former Green Beret, and his son Peter Maxwell Taylor helped the former Nissan chief flee to Lebanon and sidestep the Japanese justice system.

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New Zealand Court Clears Way for Murder Suspect’s Extradition to China

The Supreme Court insisted on assurances from Beijing that the man, accused of killing a Chinese woman in 2009, would not be tortured and would get a fair trial.

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Texas Lawyer Known as D.W.I. Dude Gets 15 Years in Fraud Scheme

A lawyer known as the D.W.I. Dude pocketed money that he told drug dealers would be used to bribe officials, prosecutors said.

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Harvey Weinstein to Face Charges in Los Angeles as Early as May

The producer faces more than a dozen counts of sexual assault involving five different women.

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Ioannis Lagos, Greek Neo-Nazi Lawmaker, Stripped of Immunity by European Parliament

Ioannis Lagos, sentenced to 13 years in prison by a Greek court for his part in running the fascist Golden Dawn party, had been immune from extradition as an elected member of the European Union’s legislature.

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Queens Man Is Charged in 1976 Killing of Pregnant Teenager

Luis Sierra, 63, of Ozone Park, was arrested this week in the killing of Evelyn Colon, a Jersey City 15-year-old whose dismembered remains were found along a riverbank in Pennsylvania, the authorities said.

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North Korea Cuts Diplomatic Ties with Malaysia Over U.S. Extradition

The extradition is part of Washington’s efforts to crack down on what it has called widespread sanctions-evading activities by North Korean businessmen and diplomats around the world.

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Two Americans Tied to Carlos Ghosn’s Escape Are Extradited to Japan

The father and son face trial on charges that they helped Mr. Ghosn, Nissan’s former chief, flee in a speaker box to Lebanon in 2019.

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Harry Dunn’s Family Can Sue for Damages in U.S., Judge Rules

Anne Sacoolas, a State Department employee, was charged in a car accident that killed British teenager Harry Dunn in 2019. She returned to the U.S., but a Virginia judge says his parents can sue for damages.

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2 Americans Tied to Carlos Ghosn’s Escape to Be Extradited to Japan

The Supreme Court denied a bid by a father and son to block their extradition. They face trial on charges they helped Japan’s most famous criminal defendant flee to Lebanon.

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Biden Justice Dept. Asks British Court to Approve Assange Extradition

Advocates of press freedoms had urged the new administration to instead drop a Trump-era effort to prosecute the WikiLeaks founder.

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Biden Justice Dept. Asks British Court to Approve Extradition of Julian Assange

Advocates of press freedoms had urged the new administration to instead drop a Trump-era effort to prosecute the WikiLeaks founder.

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Fashion Mogul Peter Nygard Denied Bail by Canadian Judge

Mr. Nygard, who faces sex-trafficking and other charges in the United States, will remain in prison during extradition proceedings, a judge ruled.

#canada, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #extradition, #manitoba-canada, #nygard-peter, #sex-crimes

Israel Extradites Teacher Accused of Abuse in Australia, Reports Say

Malka Leifer, who fled to Israel, faces 74 counts of sexual abuse related to her tenure as a principal at a Jewish girls’ school in Melbourne.

#australia, #child-abuse-and-neglect, #deportation, #extradition, #israel, #leifer-malka, #melbourne-australia, #principals-school, #sex-crimes

In Court, Peter Nygard’s Lawyers Fail to Satisfy Judge’s Terms for Bail

The former fashion executive’s defense team asked for more time after one of the two guarantors who put forward collateral raised suspicions.

#canada, #child-abuse-and-neglect, #extradition, #nygard-peter, #sex-crimes, #winnipeg-manitoba