Famous extradition cases from around the world

From drug lords to whistleblowers

Stars Insider

21/01/23 | StarsInsider

LIFESTYLE Justice

Extradition is where one jurisdiction delivers a person to another jurisdiction where they have been accused or convicted of committing a crime. Not all countries allow extraditions, and indeed this process has been used throughout history to jump through judicial loopholes. Of course, some cases are more infamous than others.

In this gallery, we look at the most famous extradition cases from around the world. While some of these men and women successfully managed to avoid extradition, others were actually sent to the respective countries to be trialed. Click through for more.

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