Answers to questions about INTERPOL: for Red Notice Subjects

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For people who find themselves the subject of Red Notices, it seems that the more questions they ask, the more confused they become. Part of this phenomenon is due to the nature of INTERPOL: it can be difficult to digest the verbiage used by INTERPOL, and the organization's processes and rules are not exactly intuitive.

A few of the questions that may arise for Red Notice subjects are:

How can INTERPOL issue a Red Notice against me when it's obvious that the charges are false? INTERPOL allows its member countries to request or issue Red Notices if certain application criteria are met. Those criteria do not include proof of guilt (although a record of a conviction is acceptable to INTERPOL as well.) INTERPOL acts as an information conduit, not as a court which determines guilt or innocence...

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