Financiers: Going Home the Hard Way

The thin, gray-haired man flew from New York City aboard TWA Flight 842 in the custody of U.S. marshals, who turned him over to armed Italian police at Milan's Malpensa Airport. Then he was flown to Rome and whisked to Rebibbia prison, where he now occupies a cell recently vacated by Ali Agca, the Turkish terrorist who tried to kill Pope John Paul II in 1981. With such swift efficiency, the U.S. last week shipped Michele Sindona, 64, home on the day that a new extradition treaty with Italy went into effect.

Sindona had been serving a 25-year sentence at...

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