About this story

This story is a collaboration between the Chicago Tribune and the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, led by the Tribune. The article is part of the series “Fugitives from Justice,” which exposes the flaws of the international fugitive apprehension program in the U.S. Tribune reporters Gary Marx and David Jackson tracked more than 200 fugitives charged with murder, rape and other serious felonies who evaded trial simply by fleeing U.S. borders.