Rodolfo Rodriguez Cabrera
Rodolfo Rodriguez Cabrera was arrested on June 8, 2009, in Riga, Latvia, and extradited from Latvia to the United States on October 23, 2009. Cabrera is the first individual to be extradited from Latvia to the United States under a new extradition treaty between it and the U.S., which came into force on April 15, 2009. Cabrera’s extradition and prosecution is the result of cooperation between U.S. and Latvian law enforcement and the Latvian government.
Cabrera, 43, a Cuban national, was sentenced to 68 months in Federal prison for conspiring to produce and sell counterfeit International Game Technology (IGT) video gaming machines, commonly known as slot machines, and counterfeit IGT computer programs. (1)
The court also ordered Cabrera to pay $1,151,800 USD in restitution and to serve three years of supervised release following his prison term. The defendant also agreed to forfeit any and all counterfeit items in his possession and any illegal proceeds from his criminal activity.
On March 3, 2011, Rodolfo Rodriguez Cabrera BOP Register Number 44358-048 was successfully treaty transferred back to Latvia. (2)