Jacob Ostreicher

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Members of Congress Call On Bolivia To Release Borough Park Man On Bail

The online petition drive to collect 25,000 signatures in a bid to secure White House intervention in behalf of Jacob Ostreicher, the Brooklyn man imprisoned in Bolivia nearly one year on suspicion of money laundering, has now collected more than 27,000 signatures.

White House Petitioned For Jailed Brooklynite

Jacob Ostreicher, held in Bolivia on suspicion of money laundering; Hikind joins cause.

05/08/2012
Staff Writer

There have been a few newspaper and television stories about the arrest and imprisonment in Bolivia of Jacob Ostreicher of Brooklyn on suspicion of money laundering. But now his wife, Miriam Ungar, has decided to publicly press for his release through an online petition that asks the White House to intercede on his behalf.

One of Ostreicher’s grandchildren holds a sign during a recent protest. Yehuda Meth
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