US Nazi Leader Nabbed In Romania, Will Be Extradited

The BBC reports:

A prominent member of a California-based white supremacist group has been arrested in Romania and will be extradited to the US. Robert Rundo, 33, co-founder of the Rise Above Movement, was arrested on Friday at a Bucharest gym following a tip-off, Romanian police said.

He was accused of violence in 2017 and indicted by a US court in 2018. Videos showed Mr Rundo punching counter-protesters in Huntington Beach and a police officer in Berkeley, according to an FBI affidavit.

He also is accused of posting videos online of the group assaulting people at political meetings, the statement said. Mr Rundo has also been active in Serbia and Bulgaria, and advocates the forming of small fighting groups with a violent neo-Nazi ideology.

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