Monthly Archives: November 2019

6th Nov 2019

Spain renews attempts to extradite former Catalan politicians

Former Catalan leader, Carles Puigdemont, and former Catalan politician and scholar, Clara Ponsati, are fighting renewed Spanish extradition requests to Belgium and Scotland respectively. The renewed warrants were issued last month by the Spanish Supreme Court following the conviction of several other Catalan separatist leaders in the Spanish Supreme Court. Mr Puigdemont is wanted in […]

4th Nov 2019

Israel halts extradition of Russian hacker to US

On Sunday 3 November, Israel’s High Court of Justice ordered a stay on the extradition of Aleksey Burkov to the US. Mr Burkov, a Russian IT specialist, is wanted in the US on charges of money laundering, identity theft, fraud and illegal access of a computer relating to a large-scale credit card fraud. The case […]

1st Nov 2019

France requests extradition of unlicensed medicine salesman

David Noakes, the former CEO of Immino Biotech a Guernsey based company, is facing extradition to France to face prosecution on nine charges including the marketing of unlicensed medicines. Mr Noakes was convicted by a UK court in November 2018 and sentenced to 15 months’ imprisonment. Immuno Biotech illegally made and distributed GcMAF (marketed as […]

1st Nov 2019

Alexander Adamescu granted permission to appeal against extradition

Alexander Adamescu has been granted permission to appeal against the decision of District Judge Zani at Westminster Magistrates’ Court to order his extradition to Romania. Mr Adamescu is sought for extradition on two charges of bribing judges. Mr Adamescu’s initial application for permission was refused by the High Court on all six grounds. His renewed […]

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