7 Bolivian Officials Arrested, Accused of Extorting Jailed American Man

Seven Bolivian government officials were arrested on Tuesday after being accused of a plan to rob and extort an American who has been jailed without charge in the South American country for 18 months, according to Bolivia's interior minister. Jacob Ostreicher, a businessman from Brooklyn who has maintained his innocence, has long said that Bolivian officials targeted him for his successful rice growing venture they seized when he was arrested last year after being accused of money...Full Story
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