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# fugitive - Thursday 30 September, 2021

Ex-Nazi death camp secretary, 96, in custody after absconding just hours before standing trial
# Germany
# Germany

Ex-Nazi death camp secretary, 96, in custody after absconding just hours before standing trial

Updated Sep 30th 2021, 9:15 PM 80,527 Views 0 Comments

Irmgard Furchner is accused of typing up the deportation and execution orders of 10,000 people at the concentration camp.

# fugitive - Tuesday 1 October, 2019

One of Britain's most wanted fugitives convicted of murder following international manhunt
# Shane O'Brien
# Shane O'Brien

One of Britain's most wanted fugitives convicted of murder following international manhunt

Oct 1st 2019, 3:47 PM 33,798 Views 0 Comments

Shane O’Brien slashed 21-year-old Josh Hanson’s neck at a west London bar in 2015.

# fugitive - Sunday 13 January, 2019

Italian fugitive caught in Bolivia after decades on the run
# Cesare Battisti
# Cesare Battisti

Italian fugitive caught in Bolivia after decades on the run

Updated Jan 13th 2019, 5:43 PM 26,327 Views 16 Comments

The former communist militant had been sought for four murders in the 1970s.

# fugitive - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

UK's most wanted: £50,000 reward for information on fugitive linked to London murder
# Most Wanted
# Most Wanted

UK's most wanted: £50,000 reward for information on fugitive linked to London murder

Oct 11th 2017, 7:59 PM 29,361 Views 15 Comments

Shane O’Brien (29) fled abroad after the murder of Josh Hanson.

# fugitive - Monday 19 June, 2017

Italian fugitive on the run for five years finally found... in his daughter's wardrobe
# Are They Gone Yet?
# Are They Gone Yet?

Italian fugitive on the run for five years finally found... in his daughter's wardrobe

Jun 19th 2017, 9:38 PM 21,619 Views 19 Comments

The man had been traced after he began visiting his mother again.

# fugitive - Saturday 20 August, 2016

A fugitive went to ridiculous lengths to avoid getting caught by the police
# The Mask
From The Daily Edge
# The Mask

A fugitive went to ridiculous lengths to avoid getting caught by the police

Aug 20th 2016, 5:14 PM 8,818 Views 1 Comment

But they still got him. Sh*t one.

# fugitive - Thursday 21 April, 2016

Edward Snowden suing Norway so it won't extradite him during award visit
# Fugitive
# Fugitive

Edward Snowden suing Norway so it won't extradite him during award visit

Apr 21st 2016, 10:56 PM 21,153 Views 53 Comments

He wants to receive the prize in person.

# fugitive - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

Homeless man gets $100k reward for helping police capture fugitives
# California
# California

Homeless man gets $100k reward for helping police capture fugitives

Mar 16th 2016, 1:11 PM 16,932 Views 15 Comments

Matthew Hay-Chapman recognised the stolen white van from news reports and pointed the men out to police.

# fugitive - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

Father and son fugitives caught as decomposing body found in their hideout
# Australia
# Australia

Father and son fugitives caught as decomposing body found in their hideout

Oct 28th 2015, 11:26 AM 29,023 Views 18 Comments

The case had enthralled Australia’s media.

# fugitive - Sunday 20 September, 2015

The incredible saga of a successful family man who hid his murderous past for 50 years
# Stranger Than Fiction
# Stranger Than Fiction

The incredible saga of a successful family man who hid his murderous past for 50 years

Sep 20th 2015, 8:45 AM 40,200 Views 22 Comments

Shirley Campbell threw a woman off a roof in 1958. Edward Davis lived a long, free life.

# fugitive - Monday 29 June, 2015

Second killer who escaped prison shot and captured by police
# Caught
# Caught

Second killer who escaped prison shot and captured by police

Jun 29th 2015, 7:19 AM 34,836 Views 31 Comments

David Sweat was shot in a field some 30 miles from the prison he escaped from three weeks ago.

# fugitive - Saturday 25 April, 2015

What percentage of men in Ireland have paid for sex? It's the week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

What percentage of men in Ireland have paid for sex? It's the week in numbers

Apr 25th 2015, 6:30 PM 40,130 Views 36 Comments

Plus: How many abortion pills bound for Ireland were seized last year?

# fugitive - Friday 30 August, 2013

Runaway solicitor Michael Lynn arrested in Brazil
# Fugitive
# Fugitive

Runaway solicitor Michael Lynn arrested in Brazil

Aug 30th 2013, 10:52 PM 33,395 Views 110 Comments

A warrant for his arrest was issued five years ago after the solicitor fled the country, leaving behind debts of over €80 million.

# fugitive - Tuesday 9 July, 2013

Edward Snowden 'has accepted an asylum offer from Venezuela', or has he?
# Edward Snowden
# Edward Snowden

Edward Snowden 'has accepted an asylum offer from Venezuela', or has he?

Jul 9th 2013, 4:10 PM 7,932 Views 45 Comments

The 30-year-old, who leaked details of the US’ vast surveillance operation, has agreed to an offer of political asylum from Venezuela, a top pro-Kremlin lawmaker said in a tweet that was later deleted.

# fugitive - Tuesday 2 July, 2013

Lots of countries reject Edward Snowden's request for asylum - but two say 'maybe'
# Fugitive
# Fugitive

Lots of countries reject Edward Snowden's request for asylum - but two say 'maybe'

Jul 2nd 2013, 3:15 PM 14,086 Views 30 Comments

Bolivia and Venezuela have both said that they would consider an asylum application from the NSA whistleblower.

# fugitive - Friday 28 June, 2013

Ed Snowden's dad: 'My son broke the law - but he's no traitor'
# Fugitive
# Fugitive

Ed Snowden's dad: 'My son broke the law - but he's no traitor'

Jun 28th 2013, 3:30 PM 6,187 Views 54 Comments

Lonnie Snowden reckons his son would be willing to come home as long as authorities agree not to detain him before trial.

# fugitive - Tuesday 10 April, 2012

Convicted felon finds time to update his Facebook status while on the run
# Fugitive
From The Daily Edge
# Fugitive

Convicted felon finds time to update his Facebook status while on the run

Apr 10th 2012, 8:49 AM 5,538 Views 5 Comments

As one friend posted to his account: “cops all over you.” Travis A. Nicolaysen responded with: “got away thanks bro.”

# fugitive - Thursday 29 December, 2011

Fugitive Irish priest behind large sex abuse settlement extradited from Brazil
# Fr Peter Kennedy
# Fr Peter Kennedy

Fugitive Irish priest behind large sex abuse settlement extradited from Brazil

Dec 29th 2011, 10:30 AM 5,219 Views 36 Comments

Fr Peter Kennedy was at the centre of one of the largest sexual abuse settlements ever seen in the State – and is wanted in connection with dozens of other allegations of child sexual abuse.

# fugitive - Wednesday 7 December, 2011

Police arrest Italian mob boss who hid in underground bunker
# Italy
# Italy

Police arrest Italian mob boss who hid in underground bunker

Dec 7th 2011, 9:05 PM 4,531 Views 6 Comments

Michele Zagaria, on the run since 1995, was found in an underground bunker in Casapesenna, in his hometown province of Caserta in southern Italy.

# fugitive - Thursday 17 November, 2011

Portugal court refuses to send US fugitive home
# Fugitive
# Fugitive

Portugal court refuses to send US fugitive home

Nov 17th 2011, 9:37 PM 3,496 Views 9 Comments

The US fugitive, discovered in a sleepy Portuguese hamlet after 41 years, will not be extradited by the country after a judge ruled that the statute of limitations for his crime has expired.

# fugitive - Monday 3 October, 2011

US fugitive's wife thought jail break story was 'just a boast'
# Fugitive
# Fugitive

US fugitive's wife thought jail break story was 'just a boast'

Oct 3rd 2011, 3:35 PM 777 Views 0 Comments

The wife of a convicted murderer wanted after escaping from a US prison and for allegedly hijacking a plane says she never quite believed he had broken out of prison.

# fugitive - Wednesday 28 September, 2011

Fugitive plane hijacker George Wright traced to picturesque Portuguese village
# Caught
# Caught

Fugitive plane hijacker George Wright traced to picturesque Portuguese village

Sep 28th 2011, 8:33 PM 788 Views 1 Comment

The former Black Liberation Army member who hijacked a Delta Airlines flight in 1972 had been on the run for nearly 40 years. He was found living a seemingly idyllic lifestyle in Portugal

US fugitive discovered in Portugal hamlet
# Fugitive
# Fugitive

US fugitive discovered in Portugal hamlet

Sep 28th 2011, 1:55 PM 419 Views 3 Comments

An America fugitive who carried out one of the most high-profile and brazen hijackings in US history has been discovered living in a idyllic Portugese hamlet – 30 years after he absconded.

# fugitive - Thursday 7 July, 2011

'Whitey' Bulger pleads not guilty - and denies being senile
# Whitey
# Whitey

'Whitey' Bulger pleads not guilty - and denies being senile

Jul 7th 2011, 10:58 AM 484 Views 2 Comments

A lawyer for the former FBI Most Wanted mobster, who’s accused of 19 murders, said he is still “very smart”.

# fugitive - Wednesday 9 March, 2011

Love of lasagna entraps Italian fugitive
# Italy
# Italy

Love of lasagna entraps Italian fugitive

Mar 9th 2011, 9:45 PM 1,406 Views 0 Comments

Drug trafficker caught after ten years on the run – when he goes home for dinner.