This press release was accompanied by two videos.
LAS CRUCES, NM (Dumitru Popescu PR) — This press release is made with the intent to address attention to the abuse of power and civil rights violations of New Mexico Securities Division (NMSD) and Department of Homeland Securities (DHS) Las Cruces, New Mexico agents in the case of Dumitru Popescu, ARCA Space Corporation CEO. This Press Release has two disclosure videos attached, an introduction (Video 1) and the evidence (Video 2).
On October 24th, 2017, when Dumitru Popescu was returning from a trip from Europe to the US, he was arrested when he landed in the Atlanta airport. At that point, ARCA was only a couple of weeks from starting the tests of an advanced aerospike rocket engine at Spaceport America.
The airport authorities told him that there was an arrest warrant in his name issued by the NMSD, with accusations of securities or stock fraud. He signed a waiver of extradition to be transferred to New Mexico and in total he spent more than one month in jail awaiting transfer and bail.