Monday, August 27, 2007
FBI FUGITIVES WANTED SINCE 1998 ARRESTED IN ARIZONA AND WAITING FOR EXTRADITION..
And Joe Arpaio Didn't Arrested them, He only focus on Criminals not fugitives?...mmmmmmmm..
Tampa, Florida - Steven E. Ibison, Special Agent in Charge of the Tampa Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) announced the arrest of Karl Henry Rehberg, 64, and his wife, Helen Rehberg, 66. The Rehbergs were located and apprehended in Mesa, Arizona on Wednesday, August 22, 2007. The Mesa Police Department arrested the Rehbergs on federal arrest
warrants which were issued in the Middle District of Florida. The warrants were based on criminal complaints.
Karl Rehberg, former Chief Executive Officer, and Helen Rehberg, former Vice President, of the NOPEC Corporation, Lakeland, Florida, were alleged to have sold approximately $21 million in unregistered securities to 2800 investors. The Rehbergs claimed NOPEC was capable of converting waste cooking oil into bio-diesel fuel.
In December 1998, the Rehbergs fled Florida as federal charges were being brought against Karl Rehberg, and they have been on the run from law enforcement since then.
It is expected that the Rehbergs will be returned to the Middle District of Florida to face the outstanding charges.
The Mesa Police Department, which was instrumental in the capture, and the FBI are continuing their investigation into this matter.