Monthly Archives: September 2015

21st Sep 2015

FIFA Corruption Investigation Update: Swiss Federal Office of Justice Approves Extradition of Eugenio Figueredo from Switzerland to the US

On 17 September 2015, the Swiss Federal Office of Justice (FOJ) issued a statement confirming that the extradition of former FIFA vice-president, Eugenio Figueredo, from Switzerland to the United States, had been approved by the Swiss Federal Criminal Court. The press statement is here. A report is here. The accusation against Mr Figueredo is that […]

16th Sep 2015

Powney v District Court of Ljubljana [2015] EWHC 2543 (Admin)

On 14 September 2015, the High Court dismissed the two grounds of appeal against extradition of Brian Powney, from the United Kingdom to Slovenia. The Court found that the new bar to extradition under s. 12A Extradition Act 2003 (EA 2003) (no prosecution decision in requesting territory) had not been made out, and that the […]

16th Sep 2015

Man Extradited from the UK to Australia Collapses Whilst in Custody

On 14 September 2015, Colin Simpson Henderson, who was extradited from the United Kingdom to Australia, collapsed in court in Melbourne, Australia, where he has been charged with 58 rape, assault and aggravated burglary offences, committed in Australia the 1980s. A report is here. On 11 September 2015, Mr Henderson, who is a dual British-Australian […]

16th Sep 2015

Nigeria Fugitive Extradited to the United Kingdom Convicted of Murder

On 7 September 2015, Wale Kere-Ekun, was sentenced to life imprisonment in the United Kingdom for murder. Mr Kere-Ekun was extradited from Nigeria, to the UK, to face the charges at some point after his arrest in Nigeria in February 2015. A report is here. It is alleged that Mr Kere-Ekun murdered 18-year old, Marcus […]

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