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A person charged final February in Montreal with the theft of $three million in crypto-currency and who then minimize off his GPS ankle bracelet to flee the nation was tracked down in France in June and arrested by native authorities, Montreal police introduced on Monday.
Vukasin Popovic was arrested June 23 on the authority of an emergency arrest request by Canada. French authorities mentioned final week Popovic can be transferred to Italy to face fees. Extradition proceedings to return him to Canada will start as soon as these procedures are accomplished.
Popovic will now face a further cost of breaking bail situations.
Popovic and two others have been arrested Feb. 12 by Montreal police in reference to the theft of $three million in crypto-currency. He was charged the next day and granted launched on the situation he put on a GPS ankle bracelet that may maintain authorities posted on his whereabouts.
On March 21, that ankle bracelet was minimize, Popovic disappeared and have become the thing of a police search. Popovic entered america after which tried to make his method to Romania. He was intercepted by French police when he landed in Paris.
Anybody with any info on Popovic is urged to name 911 or contact Information-Crime Montreal au 514 393-1133.
— to montrealgazette.com