Yearly Archives: 2016

4th Feb 2016

Emmanuel Okoyomon Bail Application Denied

On 19 November 2015, it was reported that the Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal, in Nigeria, rejected the bail application made by Emmanuel Okoyomon, whose extradition to the United Kingdom has been ordered by the Federal High Court. A report is here. Previous blogs are here. Background On 4 May 4 2015, Justice […]

14th Jan 2016

FIFA Update: Eugenio Figueredo is Extradited to Uruguay not the United States

On 12 November 2015, it was reported that Eugenio Figueredo, the former Vice President of the South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL), and former Vice President of FIFA, had agreed to extradition to his home country of Uruguay. The Swiss Federal Office of Justice press report is here. On 24 December 2015, Mr Figueredo was extradited […]

12th Jan 2016

US Prosecutors to Seek Extradition for Cancer Drug Customs Conspiracy

On 10 November 2015, it was reported that prosecutors in the United States are planning to request that the Canadian and British governments extradite officials of the online pharmacy,, in connection with the alleged smuggling of $78 million worth of mislabelled, unapproved and counterfeit cancer drugs into the US to sell to doctors. The […]

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