Wednesday, September 27, 2006

"Kobi" Alexander Apprehended in Namibia

BROOKLYN, NEW YORK – Roslynn R. Mauskopf, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of New York, and Mark J. Mershon, Assistant Director-in-Charge, Federal
Bureau of Investigation, New York Field Office, announced the arrest earlier today of fugitive JACOB "KOBI" ALEXANDER, former Chief Executive Officer of Comverse Technology Inc.,in Windhoek, Namibia. The arrest was made pursuant to a provisional warrant issued by a Namibian court at the request of the United States government. ALEXANDER will be brought before a court in Windhoek, Namibia within 48 hours. The United States intends to seek ALEXANDER’s extradition to the United States to stand trial on the charges set forth in an indictment, which was unsealed today at U.S. District Court in Brooklyn, New York.

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