Bolivia said it will ask Washington to extradite Jacob Ostriecher, a U.S. businessman who fled the South American country in the past few days after being imprisoned without being charged for more than two years after being accused of money laundering and related crimes.
Bolivia said it will ask Washington to extradite a U.S. businessman who fled the South American country after being imprisoned for alleged money laundering.
Jacob Ostreicher, 54, snuck across the Peruvian border Sunday night and flew to the United States from Lima, Bolivian Justice Minister Cecilia Ayllon said.
"He is someone being processed for common crimes and has no immunity," Ayllon told reporters. "This affords us greater clearance in requesting his extradition."
Ayllon said she will also ask Interpol for help in bringing him back to Bolivia.…