U.S. Arrests Ex-Panama Leader on Extradition for Embezzlement and Other Charges

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Author: 

Bruce Zagaris

Date Published: 

Friday, June 16, 2017

Volume: 

33

Issue: 

6

Subject Areas: 

Embezzlement
Extradition

Geographic Identifier: 

Panama
United States

Abstract: 

On June 12, 2017, United States marshals arrested Ricardo Martinelli, a former president of Panama, at his home in Coral Gables, Florida to face an extradition request on embezzlement and illegal spying charges.