FILE - In this June 11, 2012 file photo, Jacob Ostreicher, U.S. businessman, center, arrives to attend his court hearing in Santa Cruz, Bolivia. In an unlikely tale, the Orthodox Jew from New York City came to Bolivia to rescue a rice-growing venture, was thrown in jail on suspicion of money laundering and, with the aid of actor Sean Penn, winds up triggering one of the biggest scandals of Evo Morales' presidency. The saga came to light 18 months ago when Ostreicher was arrested while trying to salvage a multimillion-dollar investment he was managing for Swiss partners. After Penn directly interceded on Ostreicher’s behalf, it could now be reaching its end game. (AP Photo/File)

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FILE -  In this June 11, 2012 file photo, Jacob Ostreicher, U.S. businessman, center, arrives to attend his court hearing in Santa Cruz, Bolivia. In an unlikely tale, the Orthodox Jew from New York City came to Bolivia to rescue a rice-growing venture, was thrown in jail on suspicion of money laundering and, with the aid of actor Sean Penn, winds up triggering one of the biggest scandals of Evo Morales' presidency.  The saga came to light 18 months ago when Ostreicher was arrested while trying to salvage a multimillion-dollar investment he was managing for Swiss partners. After Penn directly interceded on Ostreicher’s behalf, it could now be reaching its end game.  (AP Photo/File)
FILE - In this June 11, 2012 file photo, Jacob Ostreicher, U.S. businessman, center, arrives to attend his court hearing in Santa Cruz, Bolivia. In an unlikely tale, the Orthodox Jew from New York City came to Bolivia to rescue a rice-growing venture, was thrown in jail on suspicion of money laundering and, with the aid of actor Sean Penn, winds up triggering one of the biggest scandals of Evo Morales' presidency. The saga came to light 18 months ago when Ostreicher was arrested while trying to salvage a multimillion-dollar investment he was managing for Swiss partners. After Penn directly interceded on Ostreicher’s behalf, it could now be reaching its end game. (AP Photo/File)
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