Argentina Again Asks U.S. to Extradite Antonini

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Saturday, March 1, 2008
Author: 
Bruce Zagaris
Volume: 
24
Issue: 
3
Abstract: 
On January 1, 2008, the Argentine Embassy in Washington D.C. requested again the extradition of Venezuelan businessman Guido Antonini Wilson for alleged money smuggling and laundering in connection with his arrest in Argentina in August when he allegedly entered with a suitcase filled with U.S. $800,000 in undeclared cash on a plane from Venezuela. Argentine diplomatic sources said that Argentina forwarded the application of Argentinean judge Maria Marta Novatti to the authorities of competent jurisdiction at the U.S. State Department...[more]