Prosecutors hunting Karpickovs

  • 1999-10-21
  • By Benjamin Smith
RIGA - After the fall of communism, ÈmigrÈs streamed back to Latvia; and after the early disasters of capitalism, at least one high profile Latvian decided to emigrate.Now the general prosecutor's office has confirmed reports that it will seek the extradition from Great Britain of Boris Karpickovs, one of the many medium-sized fish in the "G-24" scandal earlier this decade. The scandal revolved around the disappearance of millions of dollars of financial support from 24 leading industrialized countries into the pockets of the powerful; Karpicikovs, who had been a KGB officer, played his par...
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