Van Der Sloot Will Fight U.S Extradition to Peru on Extortion and Wire Fraud Charges

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Sunday, July 1, 2012
Author: 
Bruce Zagaris
Volume: 
28
Issue: 
7
Abstract: 
On May 11, 2012, Joran van der Sloot said he would fight extradition to the U.S. on extortion and wire fraud charges after a Peruvian judge approved a U.S. request for provision detention, the first step in the extradition process.[1] [1]               Peru Approves 1st Step Toward Extradition of Joran van der Sloot, KTLA.com, Apr. 24, 2012; Mauricio Munoz, Associated Press,  Joran Van Der Sloot to Fight U.S. Extradition,.ABC News, May 9, 2012.