Canadian Court Denies U.S. Government Motion to Dismiss Suit

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Monday, November 1, 1993
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Volume: 
9
Issue: 
11
458
Abstract: 
On September 16, 1993 Judge Day of the Ontario Court of Justice denied a motion of the United States Government and other defendants, requesting dismissal of the lawsuit brought by a victim of a customs sting who was lured by deceit into the U.S. and then arrested and held in custody until he finally pled guilty. The litigation elucidates additional attempts to vindicate extraterritorial application of U.S. law combined with the use of a sting by U.S. Customs Service agents and the allurement by trick and deceit by foreigners into foreign countries, or in this case into the U.S. to change planes enroute to a flight to the Bahamas…[more]