Canadian Supreme Court Reinstates Extradition for U.S. Money Laundering Sting

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Thursday, January 1, 1998
Author: 
Kirk W. Munroe
Volume: 
14
Issue: 
1
3-4
Abstract: 
The Supreme Court of Canada recently set aside the judgment of the Ontario Court of Appeal and reinstated the extradition order of a Canadian citizen to the United States on a failed money laundering sting. United States of America v. Dynar (1997), 115 C.C.C.(3d) 481 (S.C.C.). On July 26, 1997, the Supreme Court reversed the provincial appeals court on the dual criminality issue concluding that the failed sting did constitute the offenses of attempt and conspiracy in Canada.... [more]