Michael (Mike) R. Mastro (born June 1, 1925), is a former American real estate developer. After declaring bankruptcy he became a fugitive in France. The United States tried to extradite him and his wife on charges of bankruptcy fraud but did not succeed.
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Mastro was in business for forty years in Seattle. He declared bankruptcy in 2009. Mastro and his wife moved to France in 2011. They were arrested in Lake Annecy of the French Alps in 2012 and faced extradition hearings. After several months of house arrest, they were freed in June 2013, by a French court that denied extradition back to the United States.
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- Brown, Eliot (2011-09-21). "THE PROPERTY REPORT: Creditors Seek Missing Developer - WSJ.com". Online.wsj.com. Retrieved 2012-11-29.
- "Fugitive Seattle real-estate developer, wife arrested in France now face 43-count indictment". Retrieved 28 October 2012.[dead link]
- Pryne, Eric. "Mastros' $1.4M diamonds now reportedly in France | Business & Technology". The Seattle Times. Retrieved 2012-11-29.