Video show Joran van der Sloot and Stephany Flowers in casino de Miraflores

El Comercio (PE) – Miércoles 09 de junio de 2010 – 07:10 pm (English Translation)

They are very comfortable playing in a poker tournament in Atlantic City casino. At one point Stephany is taking money from his wallet, apparently, to pay a bet.

This afternoon the new broadcast images which are evident that Joran van der Sloot and Stephany Flores were in the Atlantic City casino de Miraflores, where he allegedly participated in a poker tournament.

The video broadcast by Canal N, courtesy of Reuters, shows the Dutchman and his victim at 3 am on May 30, the day of the murder, they participate very comfortable in the game until tjeor retirement to the hotel TAC, in the same district.

They were together at the casino for two hours. At one point, you see how Stephany takes money from his wallet, apparently to pay a bet.

The images are further evidence to incriminate the citizen of the Netherlands Van der Sloot, who confessed to killing the daughter of businessman Ricardo Flores, found dead May 31 in the hotel TAC.

FBI denies having given money to stop the van der Sloot

La República (PE) Mié, 09/06/2010 – 18:00 (English Translation)

Although it was said that Joran Van der Sloot, who is accused of murdering Stephany, received $ 25,000 from the FBI to trap him and arrest him for extortion, it is clarified that the money was from private funds and not from police sources.

What I was learned was that the Dutchman received the money from another person, which funded the trip to Lima.

According to an FBI statement, clarifying that the press reports that “have suggested that the FBI provided $ 25,000 in funds that were transferred to van der Sloot” is wrong, then point out that the funds involved were private funds.

Van der Sloot, 23, and is also suspected of killing American Natalee Holloway in Aruba in 2005, contacted her mother and offered information on the disappearance of her daughter in exchange for $ 25,000, the paper New York Post.

Holloway’s family made contact with agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) of USA, they decided to give money and set a trap to stop him, says this newspaper that said that his sources told him that “given the Van der Sloot money on May 10 in Aruba. “

“Four days later he flew to Peru, where he allegedly murdered Stephany Flores, 21, in a hotel room in Lima, the report said.

The newspaper added that the Dutchman “was able to travel because federal agents had no immediate charges against him nor asked to be arrested in Aruba, even when warned that he might leave the country.”

The newspaper also adds that this situation has angered the Holloway family, whom authorities had reportedly announced that “they were going to stop before it gets out of Aruba”

“Van der Sloot was carried by transferring $ 15,000 and $ 10,000 in cash, and went to Peru to play poker,” the Post said its sources.

In early June, local media reported that Van der Sloot had been charged with attempted extortion in Birmingham (Alabama), it would have tried to require a payment of $ 250,000 in exchange for information about where the body is Holloway.

As recalled, the Dutchman was with the young Peruvian Stephany Ramirez Flores, 21, last May 30 at a casino and hours later the girl found dead in a hotel in the Peruvian capital.

Van der Sloot went to Chile on 31 May and was arrested in that country on June 3 after he was accused in Peru of killing Ramirez Flores, daughter of the famous race car driver and businessman in the country Ricardo Flores,”Riflo”. (EFE)Flores, “Riflo”. (EFE)

Laptop hunde más a holandés

Diario Ojo (PE)(English Translation)

In the presence of high-tech division of the PNP,  discovers documents revealing his illegal actions

The modern laptop of Dutchman Joran van der Sloot, which jealously guarded revealing documents that would be criminal of his life was laid bare after being subjected to a thorough evaluation by agents of the Division of High Technology Dirincri in presence of a prosecutor.

Although the researchers maintain the reservation of the case, it transpired that on that computer that gave rise to a sharp fight with Tatiana Flores Stephany Ramirez (21), who shot to death, they would have been made communication with friends of his country after to commit the crime in the hotel room 309 of the TAC, located in block 61 of the Republic of Panama Avenue, in Miraflores.

The owner of the 40th Provincial Prosecutor Criminal Court, Ninfa Espinoza Sotomayor, considered that the laptop should be subjected to a thorough inspection, so that reconstruction of the crime scheduled for yesterday morning was suspended unexpectedly.

Also, it was learned that police also agreed with the suspension of the measure, because the hotel and surrounding area do not meet in the morning any conditions for security and because they had knowledge, intelligence agents, that Dutchman could be lynched by inflamed people.

A police source confirmed that investigations are still at the stage of compiling the test results to determine conclusively the guilt of Joran van der Sloot in the crime of Stephany Ramirez Flores.

“We are gathering all information, it is very possible that tomorrow (today) and reconstruction is done by Saturday we will make available to the public prosecutor,” said one detective.

Meanwhile, domestic and foreign journalists were waiting until late hours of yesterday, any move police headquarters Dirincri, CT Hotel and Casino Atlantic City in Miraflores.

For its part, the correspondent of agency ANP in the Netherlands, Ubags Luisa, who came to Peru from Colombia to investigate the murder of the daughter of businessman Ricardo Flores said Joran van der Sloot was the first days of May in Bogota where, coincidentally, two girls disappeared from casinos.

She contacted yesterday with a spokesman for Colombia’s police and told not to handle that information because the prosecution of that country would have the case.

“What is known is that the Dutchman would probably related to cases of disappearance of the two girls because he was in Colombia and was released on May 14, Bogota,” he said.

Report: Joran Van der Sloot Recounts Chilling Moments After Murder

People – By Jeff Truesdell

After apparently breaking her neck and killing Stephany Flores in his hotel room, Joran Van der Sloot consumed a breakfast of coffee and cookies while looking at her battered body and thinking of ways he could dispose of it, according to Peruvian media reports.

“I was going to use one of my suitcases to take her out of the hotel, but I didn’t do it because I was afraid someone [would] stop me carrying my luggage without paying,” said Van der Sloot, who told interrogators he had not paid for his final three nights in a Lima, Peru, hotel, according to a report in the Peruvian paper La Republica citing a source who recounted Van der Sloot’s alleged confession.

Before leaving the hotel room for good early on May 30 – about four hours after video surveillance caught him and Flores entering together – Van der Sloot took a shower, shaved and changed his clothes. At some point during those hours, he told police, he also took three amphetamine pills, the report says…

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