Life mirrors…?

An Australian investment banker accused in his home country of locking a fake bomb to a teenager’s neck was ordered jailed Tuesday in Louisville, Ky., pending an extradition hearing.

Paul Douglas Peters’ appearance in federal court followed his arrest by the Federal Bureau of Investigation Monday at his ex-wife’s home outside Louisville. It culminated a chase across two continents, from an exclusive Sydney suburb where Mr. Peters, nattily garbed but wearing a balaclava helmet, allegedly fastened a black box around 18-year-old Madeleine Pulver’s neck on Aug. 3, to Debra Peters’ home in a quiet upscale neighborhood.

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