American Fugitive & Pedophile ROBERT JAMES BOEHNLEIN Arrested in Battambang, Cambodia For US Sex Crimes Per FBI Request

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"We only cooperate and bring force to the whereabouts of the suspect," he said. "The suspects are always in Battambang and Siem Reap," he added.

LOL.

So why does Sihanoukville always get a bad rap.

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kiwiincambodia wrote: Mon Jul 31, 2017 6:31 pm "We only cooperate and bring force to the whereabouts of the suspect," he said. "The suspects are always in Battambang and Siem Reap," he added.

LOL.

So why does Sihanoukville always get a bad rap.
yep, been like that for a number of years now
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The (current) English version of the Phnom Penh Post article has a different quote from the police guy. It says Boehnlein was always off and on between Battambang and Siem Reap, not that foreign pedophiles are always found in Battambang or Siem Reap.
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Cam Nivag wrote:The (current) English version of the Phnom Penh Post article has a different quote from the police guy. It says Boehnlein was always off and on between Battambang and Siem Reap, not that foreign pedophiles are always found in Battambang or Siem Reap.
Ah, that it does.

I didn't realize it was the "same" article until I had already posted it.

It is so similar, it makes me think that they use Google Translate to get to Khmer version, and then just edit out the words that make little to no sense at all.
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"A U.S. sex offender who was to be extradited from Cambodia will remain to stand trial after being accused of raping a 5-year-old girl, officials said on Monday.

Robert James Boehnlein, 65, was being held at the Battambang provincial prison after being charged on Sunday with rape with aggravating circumstances, said Seng Phanith, provincial court spokesman.

Mr. Boehnlein, who has outstanding warrants in the U.S., was arrested by immigration police late last month in Battambang City at the request of the U.S. State Department, Uk Heisela, chief of investigations at the Interior Ministry’s immigration department, said on Monday.

After realizing he was living in Cambodia, the U.S. State Department decided to revoke his passport and asked that Cambodian authorities arrest and deport him, Lieutenant General Heisela said.

The U.S. agreed to drop its extradition request if Mr. Boehnlein was found guilty and sentenced in Cambodia, Lt. Gen. Heisela said.

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The U.S. agreed to drop its extradition request if Mr. Boehnlein was found guilty and sentenced in Cambodia, Lt. Gen. Heisela said.
Sounds fine - IF he gets a jail sentence in Cambodia and doesn't pay his way out.
In which case, you would hope that the US would then renew their demand for extradition.
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Anchor Moy wrote: Tue Aug 15, 2017 5:31 pm
The U.S. agreed to drop its extradition request if Mr. Boehnlein was found guilty and sentenced in Cambodia, Lt. Gen. Heisela said.
Sounds fine - IF he gets a jail sentence in Cambodia and doesn't pay his way out.
In which case, you would hope that the US would then renew their demand for extradition.
Yeah, well, it does say that they would drop the extradition request IF he is found guilty and sentenced. So until then, presumably the extradition request is still valid.
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@UT. What I was getting at was whether the US would intervene if the guilty sentence was inappropriate - years in jail vs a $1000 fine. You know how it works - anything is possible.
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Anchor Moy wrote:@UT. What I was getting at was whether the US would intervene if the guilty sentence was inappropriate - years in jail vs a $1000 fine. You know how it works - anything is possible.
Good point. If convicted, the US will probably "push" for him to have a harsh sentence so they don't have to deal with him.

Why don't Cambodia and the US just sign an extradition treaty, as it seems they are pretty open about just cancelling passports of US citizens they want sent back?

I think it's fucked up for the embassy to cancel one of their own citizen's passports as a sneaky way to extradite them. While I'd have no issue with a legal extradition, their duty is to support citizens abroad, not screw them over (end does not justifies the means) in a backhanded attempt to extradite someone where they are not legally allowed to do so.
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- Boehnlein was sent to pretrial detention in Battambang last week for allegedly raping the daughter of his Cambodian wife on multiple occasions.

“I think she [the mother] did not file a complaint or report it to the police because she was financially supported by him,” said Born Vannara, chief of the provincial police’s anti-human trafficking unit, adding that Boehnlein was giving the family roughly $600 per month.

The charges of rape with aggravating circumstances carry a sentence of seven to 15 years in prison if convicted.
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