Sean Penn Reportedly Helps US Businessman Under House Arrest Escape From Bolivia

First jailed two years ago as part of a money laundering probe in the South American country


It's a smoke and mirrors saga fit for Hollywood, complete with a major movie star, murky reports of a kidnapping and an American fugitive sneaking across the border of a nation unfriendly to the U.S.

Little is being revealed about Jacob Ostreicher's flight from house arrest in Bolivia and into the care of actor-activist Sean Penn.