Spain Wants Panama To Extradite A Man Wanted For Fraud

Friday, June 21 2013 @ 09:18 pm EDT

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The Spanish government approved during a meeting the extradition to Panama of the Spanish citizen Faustino Zurbano Aristimuņo, who was sentenced to four years and nine months in prison for several crimes against the Spanish Treasury.

The Spanish Executive Branch agreed to proceed with the extradition request based on three applications from different courts of Zaragoza (east), two for compliance of his sentence in prison, of a total of four years and nine months for six crimes against the Public Treasury and one for his prosecution.

Regarding the judgments, a court is sentencing him to prison for tax offenses from 1999, and another one sentenced him to 3 years and 9 months in prison for five crimes of the same nature.

In 1999, Aristimuņo covered up earnings from the limited partnership he was running, through false invoices for a total of 320,282.38 euros.

The Spanish citizen was also convicted for not paying the VAT during 2001 and 2002, of $181,358.24 euros ($238,540 USD) and $336,286.19 euros ($442,317 USD) respectively.

He also made a total of three frauds in the IRPF during 2000 (759,084.34 euros), 2001 (517,879.98 euros) and 2002 (846,665.90 euros). (Prensa)

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