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2nd Circ. Says FARC Victim Can't Get JPMorgan-Blocked EFTs

Law360 (August 9, 2018, 8:41 PM EDT) -- A Second Circuit panel ruled Thursday that a victim of Colombia’s FARC guerillas can’t go after intercepted wire transfers held at JPMorgan to collect on a nearly $37 million judgment against the group, finding that the frozen money doesn’t belong anymore to the allegedly FARC-linked entities that originally sent it.

In a 2-1 decision, the three-judge panel affirmed a New York federal judge’s decision to deny a bid from the victim — identified only as John Doe in court documents — for an order that would...
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Case Title

Doe v. Ejercito de Liberacion Naciona


Case Number

17-759

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Appellate - 2nd Circuit

Nature of Suit

3890 STATUTES-Other

Date Filed

March 15, 2017

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