John Ruffo has been on the run for over 20 years since he was convicted of a $ 350 million bank fraud program in the 1990s.
Washington — John Ruffo is one of the most coveted US Marshals Service fugitives and has fled for nearly 23 years. But now, investigators think they might have found him … sitting behind the home plate in the Los Angeles Dodgers game.
In the late 1990s, Ruffo was convicted of his role in one of the largest bank frauds in American history and sentenced to more than 17 years in prison. When it was time for him to begin serving imprisonment, he never showed and has fled since November 1998.
U.S. Federal Security Officer helps the public to identify a man who believes he looks like Ruffo in a 2016 Major League Baseball match between the Dodgers and the Boston Red Sox in Los Angeles this week. Announced that they are seeking.
The unidentified man is wearing a blue shirt just behind the home plate on live television. The Marshals Service said in a press release that in September 2016 federal investigators received information that Ruffo had participated in the match on August 5, 2016, but why is the information now available? It’s not clear.
The man the authorities were trying to identify was sitting in Section 1 Dugout Club, Row EE, Seat 10. Marshall was able to find the person who bought the ticket, but a seat similar to Ruffo.
Ruffo has been running for over 20 years, and the last confirmed sighting was a surveillance photo from an ATM in November 1998. He is now 66 years old. Investigators say $ 13 million remains unaccounted for from the $ 350 million bank fraud program.
Marshall says that Ruffo has so many international ties that he is likely to live abroad.
Investigators are paying $ 25,000 for any information that could lead to his arrest.
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