An alleged American fugitive who was arrested in Glasgow while receiving treatment for Covid-19 was caught after hospital staff were shown pictures of him.
Nicholas Rossi, who is known by various names and is said to have faked his own death to avoid prosecution, then had his fingerprints and DNA taken with the details passed to Interpol officials.
The 34-year-old, who is wanted in Utah for fraud and sexual assault charges, was then nicked by Police Scotland officers at the city's Queen Elizabeth University Hospital.
He appeared at Edinburgh Sheriff Court via video link on December 13, 2021, and now faces being sent back to America. David Leavitt, Utah County Attorney, said he is confident that Rossi’s bail conditions will be closely monitored by police.He said: “We have full faith and support of Scotland Police in this matter.“Ultimately, the decision regarding bail is left to the international courts until Mr.Read more on dailyrecord.co.uk