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Santo Domingo.- (Update) Also detained were the Canadians Lana Fishbein Estelman, 46, Janice Pemberton and Randy Scott, and the Israelí Abraham Itzham.

Two Canadians wanted by the U.S. for alleged larceny and bank fraud, among other charges, were extradited Thursday morning to New York City, to immediately face federal proceeding.

National Drugs Control Agency (DNCD) spokesman Roberto Lebron announced that Peter Gruman and Warren Stelman were escorted out of the country at Las Americas International Airport (AILA) aboard Delta Airlines flight 566.

He said Police and Interpol agents arrested them several days ago on a warrant issued by the Supreme Court.

They are charged with conspiracy to commit mail and bank transfer fraud through a telemarketing scheme, against dozens of people aged over 55.

"We’re talking about big money," a US Marshal said of the money swindled, though U.S. officials didn’t specify the amount,

"They conducted a bank transfer fraud through a telemarketing scheme that victimized many people," says the DNCD in a statement, which doesn’t specify place in Canada the two men hail from.

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18 comment(s)
Written by: bernies, 6 Sep 2012 12:49 PM
From: Dominican Republic, Juan Dolio
Well BASTA, those are not USA citizens they Canadians so I don't see your point on this post, can you be more specific.
Written by: guillermone, 6 Sep 2012 2:04 PM
From: United States, Bring Back DT Forum

It is all the PLD's fault..............don't believe me ask Joe.
Written by: Vivacuba, 6 Sep 2012 2:45 PM
From: Dominican Republic
charge the usa taxpayer slaves for their room and board in the new private run for profit prison camps hahahahaha
Written by: dreamkiller, 8 Sep 2012 11:49 AM
From: Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Fighting Joseans lunacy .Stop Guillermo the commie thief in 2016
Ripping off old people....beware dread
Written by: highlander, 14 Sep 2012 9:11 AM
From: United States
I knew Warren and I can tell you that it could not have happened to a more horrible person. Him and his wife did not care about anyone than themselves. They were arrogant, spoiled people. Thankfully I never hung out with them, but I now believe in karma!
Written by: Seymour6, 14 Sep 2012 4:07 PM
From: Canada
I knew the Stelman's from Chomedey....Reynald Drive
Growing up as teens they never understood the virtues of hard work
In their eyes, a hard day's work for a day's pay was a motto for schmucks
Well look at you now!
Written by: dreamkiller, 14 Sep 2012 5:09 PM
From: Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Fighting Joseans lunacy .Stop Guillermo the commie thief in 2016
Hard work?....in Canuckistan shoveling the snow out of your driveway is hard work
Written by: colivia6, 14 Sep 2012 7:44 PM
From: Canada
For those of you posting about knowing Warren, you must not have known him very well to be spewing awful things. Growing up having Warren as a second father, I can ensure that he was by no means a 'horrible' person, rather, an extremely caring and genuine one. He is an excellent father and a genuine individual. There are good people in this world who go by illegitimate means to support or protect their families. Not everyone would condone these means, but they are entirely separate from a person's character. For all of you who take this opportunity to pass judgment, well, to use your words "Highlander"....KARMA. You should be ashamed of yourselves for taking this opportunity to take a stab when family members are adversely affected. But again, only a shmuck would do that.
Written by: dreamkiller, 14 Sep 2012 10:43 PM
From: Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Fighting Joseans lunacy .Stop Guillermo the commie thief in 2016
Scmuck ,Putz whatever ...who knew!
Written by: guillermone, 15 Sep 2012 11:16 AM
From: United States, Bring Back DT Forum
@colivia"Growing up having Warren as a second father, I can ensure that he was by no means a 'horrible' person, rather, an extremely caring and genuine one. He is an excellent father and a genuine individua"l

I have no doubt that Warren possessed those qualities which allows you to have and hold high esteem for him. And although I feel your pain, however this time Warren forgot how his actions would affect all those that are close and dear to him. He got caught up in his greed, committed a crime in total disregard and callous unconcern for the feelings of others including yourself.

Former Dominican dictator RafaelTrujillo's grandchildren speak fondly and described him as a kind, gentle, caring and loving man, totally incongruent to the ruthless and despotic individual he was known to be.

Yes it is possible for the good to go bad, but regardless we can not lose sight of the fact people were victimize. Mr Warren and his accomplis must unfortunately pay the consequences.
Written by: Seymour6, 15 Sep 2012 12:47 PM
From: Canada
@colivia6 - And I am sure they are some who believe Bernie Madoff, Earl Jones and Vincent Lacroix were extremely caring and genuine human beings. Good people in this world who went by illegitimate means to support or protect their families…
Written by: dreamkiller, 15 Sep 2012 3:05 PM
From: Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Fighting Joseans lunacy .Stop Guillermo the commie thief in 2016
Adolph and Uncle Joe were nice guys once you got to know them
Written by: guillermone, 15 Sep 2012 4:37 PM
From: United States, Bring Back DT Forum
Who is uncle joe. Are you referring to Josean?
Written by: Seymour6, 15 Sep 2012 5:41 PM
From: Canada
@colivia6- “You should be ashamed of yourselves for taking this opportunity to take a stab when family members are adversely affected. But again, only a shmuck would do that.”

Are you referring to the victim's family members of Warren’s fraudulent activities?
Karma is only a b*&#h when you are!
Any schmuck knows that
Written by: dreamkiller, 17 Sep 2012 6:40 AM
From: Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Fighting Joseans lunacy .Stop Guillermo the commie thief in 2016
Am i correct these people are from Poutineville Canuckistan...Tabernac. !
Written by: colivia6, 17 Sep 2012 1:52 PM
From: Canada
As farfetched as you all want to take my testament of the Stelmans, you're all missing the bigger picture. What they did, what Bernie Madoff did, what any of these people did is unjustifiable, but so is what you are all doing by adding salt to the wound of the people who are directly affected by these actions. Notwithstanding that they hurt a lot of innocent people in the process, and no one is disputing that, you are all coming out with horrible and vicious things to say about people who you seemed to have known from afar. So yes, maybe you don't feel like you owe it to anyone to bite your tongues and not spew terrible things about them, but the people close to them are suffering as a consequence and do not need anything else brought to light, this is enough. If you were all to exercise some empathy and these were your kids or affected family members, you would want the same respect for them during this time. Anyone who can dispute that is just rotten to the core.
Written by: ShirleyQ, 17 Sep 2012 4:08 PM
From: United States
Anyone that defends them is rotten to the core. They made their beds (and had a good time laying in it) while old people ate dog food. If you are upset about the Gazette or Dominican paper reporting it, people talking about it, the friends of their kids abandoning them or whatever then go live in a cave where you can live in privacy. This is a society where freedom of speech is still a freedom. Stop comparing "poor" Warren to Bernie Madoff. If anything, why didn't poor Warren learn from the Madoff example of what it did to his family? Poor Warren? I hope he has made some nice friends in jail who are taking good care of him and making sure he doesn't get lonely. Concern yourself with the victims, not the criminals. His children ARE victims, they did nothing to deserve this. Blame the parents, not news outlets, the internet, society, etc ... Word will get out, just like it did about his scumbag brother who did everything from deal drugs to screw over the mafia. The world would be a bette
Written by: Seymour6, 17 Sep 2012 5:58 PM
From: Canada
“…but so is what you are all doing by adding salt to the wound of the people who are directly affected by these actions.”

The victims?
I would hazard a guess and suggest some of them are relishing in the news of his arrest and extradition to the U.S.?

They know the U.S. justice system does not take kindly to fraud against their citizens, especially seniors.
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