On this day the Swiss denied the US extradition of Palazzolo, for the same reasons they denied the Italian one. Moreover, he would stand trial in the country where the alleged crime occurred.
The American Judicial Authorities also requested Palazzolo’s extradition, which is when the Mafia association charge became clear. They were in fact referring to another Palazzolo, who was well-known to both the American and Italian Authorities, namely, Vito Girolamo Palazzolo. Palazzolo had to produce certificates for the authorities to prove that he was in no way [...]
Palazzolo was informed by Andy Phelan of E.F. Hutton & Co that the Americans were investigating certain financial transactions. It was established by the Supreme Criminal Court of Appeal in the Ticino Canton that before this date he knew nothing about the illegal origins of the funds and had never had any contact with the alleged traffickers. Only [...]