Jacob Oestreicher

Actor Sean Penn Appeals To Bolivian President On Behalf Of Jacob Oestreicher

12/12/2012

A Bolivian appeals court refused to release New York businessman Jacob Ostreicher, who has been jailed without charges for 18 months, instead sending his case back to a lower court.

Oestreicher appeared with Sean Penn in a press conference Wednesday in which the "Tree of Life" actor called on Bolivia's president to order Oestreicher's release, the Associated Press reported.

Sean Penn: Fast times in Bolivia on behalf of jailed businessman.

Former FBI Official To Congress: Oestreicher A Victim Of 'State-Sponsored Kidnapping'

06/08/2012

A retired FBI official told a House subcommittee that the imprisonment of a New York Chasidic Jew in Bolivia is "state-sponsored kidnapping."

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