Is the legal noose tightening around Amdi Petersen in Mexico? All Danish media today report that Petersen has applied for a ‘humanitarian residence permit’ in Mexico, apparently to avoid extradition to Denmark.
According to the Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten, Mexican authorities have refused Petersen’s application, but he is appealing.
Petersen and four senior Teachers Group members are Interpol-listed fugitives wanted in their native Denmark for serious financial crimes.
Jyllands-Posten says it has information that Petersen has been living at the Teachers Group training facility at San Juan de Las Pulgas, on the Baja California peninsula of Mexico, and was seen there only in February, leading a meeting of TG young ‘lifetime volunteers’.
The report, in Danish, is here