The US DoJ announces its first-ever successfully litigated extradition of a foreign citizen to the US in a federal criminal antitrust case (Romano Pisciotti)

The United States Department of Justice has announced “its first-ever successfully litigated extradition of a foreign citizen to the United States in a federal criminal antitrust case” – the extradition to the US from Germany of an Italian citizen, indicted in the so-called marine hose cartel, and his subsequent conviction in federal court. The accused, who had been indicted in 2010, was arrested in 2013 at a stopover in Frankfurt while he was en route home from Nigeria. In April 2014, he was flown to Miami, where he appeared in court. Two weeks later, on 24 April 2014, he pleaded guilty and was sentenced to pay a fine of US$50,000 and to serve two years in prison (less

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Semin O, The US DoJ announces its first-ever successfully litigated extradition of a foreign citizen to the US in a federal criminal antitrust case (Romano Pisciotti), 4 April 2014, e-Competitions Due Process Research Program, Art. N° 68589

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