(*20*)John Ruffo stays one in all The US Marshals’ 15 most wished fugitives. In 1998, Ruffo vanished earlier than beginning his 17-year jail sentence for swindling banks out of over $350 million. No one can discover Ruffo, resulting in hypothesis he had both left the nation or modified his look and identification.
(*20*)Ruffo’s disappearance re-emerged into the highlight this month as the topic of the recently-released second season of the ABC News podcast, Have You Seen This Man. Following the renewed curiosity, the feds say they imagine a tipster might have noticed Ruffo on digital camera at a 2016 Dodgers sport.
(*20*)Using age development software program, a person sitting in the entrance row of the sport intently resembles what authorities imagine Ruffo, 66, might appear to be at this stage. (*20*)Take a glance:
(*20*)The Marshals Service stated if the man at the sport was Ruffo, it’s the first sighting since 1998 at an ATM in New York, earlier than he fled. Here is that picture:
(*20*)Investigators have been capable of slender the seat all the way down to Section 1 Dugout Club, Row EE, Seat 10, and determine the one that purchased the seats, however say the unique purchaser offered the seats afterward. So they haven’t but been capable of decide if the man is Ruffo.
(*20*)Interestingly, Judd Bernstein, who represented Ruffo in the 1998 case, instructed NewsNation he doesn’t imagine that’s Ruffo in the entrance row:
(*20*)If Bernstein is mistaken, what a scene in the manhunt. After 20 years on the run, John Ruffo casually sat entrance row at a Dodgers sport, and never till 5 years later did the sighting make the information. Should Netflix flip Ruffo’s life right into a mini-series — and naturally it would — that’s an episode alone.