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Piracy Prosecution Continued as ‘Complex’ Case (access required)

A Norfolk U.S. District Court grants the government’s motion to certify this prosecution of 14 defendants for piracy in the alleged hijacking of an American yacht as “complex” under the Speedy Trial Act, to allow for a continuance. This matter relates to the alleged hijacking of the yacht named The Quest in February 2011, in ...