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Victor Bout Indictments Released

Nov 17, 2010

Infamous alleged trans-national bad-guy Victor Bout will have his first day in a New York court room 10 January 2011. Bout was extradited from Thailand to the U.S. in November 2010 to face charges of allegedly selling weapons to an organization on Bout Indictment Terrorism etc 1-08-cr-00365-sas Bout will also face charges stemming from allegations he violated UN sanctions. Bout’s extradition came after two years spent in a maximum security prison in Thailand while Russia and the U.S. fought a legal and diplomatic the tug of war in a Thai courtroom. For background, there’s a pretty good New York Times collection of articles about Bout as well as a variety of sources on the Victor Bout Wikipedia page.