Company: Comverse Technologies
Date captured: Sept. 27, 2006
Before being charged with multiple accounts of fraud, the former CEO, who ran a leading voicemail-software company, evaded the authorities by bouncing to a nation that has no extradition treaty with the U.S.: Namibia. He managed to transfer over $70 million from his US account to Israel, but was captured and held in Africa. From there, he was forced to pay back $53 million in civil suits. Alexander continued to fight extradition from Namibia and went on to sue his former company for $72 million in severance.