EZjet owner accuses US marshals of unfair treatment

Owner of the now defunct EZjet airline Sonny Ramdeo, who is facing up to 20 years in prison for wire fraud, is accusing US marshals of depriving him of his rights, destroying his legal paper work and removing him from the prison closest to the court where his matter is being heard on the basis that he has been “making trouble” which he has strongly denied.

In a hand-written motion filed on May 29, Ramdeo, who had pleaded guilty last year but withdrew the plea shortly after, is asking Judge Kenneth A Marra to issue an order directing the US marshals to deliver to him at the Federal Detention Center, Miami, Florida (FDC-Miami) his legal work, including the copy of documents he had submitted to the library at the Palm Beach County Jail (PBCJ) to photocopy and also to keep him at FDC-Miami at all times and transport him to his court appearances and immediately return him to the jail thereafter. He also wants the judge to order the marshals directing them to provide all details, documents and evidence of him “making trouble” at PBCJ so he can have a full and fair opportunity to adjudicate the matter, seeking any legal recourse. Another order being sought is to ensure that there is no retaliatory actions taken by the marshals against Ramdeo.

In the motion, Ramdeo stated that he had been housed at PBCJ for 15 months but on February 24 he was taken without  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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