The Law: Extradition: Tricks And Power Plays

Robert Vesco, 38, is a much-wanted man, for several very good reasons. The U.S. attorney in New York would like to try him on charges that he defrauded one company he controlled of $50,000 and that he obstructed justice (along with John Mitchell and Maurice Stans) by donating $200,000 to the Nixon re-election campaign in return for the blocking of an SEC investigation into his financial affairs. There is also a pending civil case alleging that he helped loot four foreign mutual funds of $224 mil lion. But the New Jersey financier has taken it on the lam from the U.S.,...

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