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21st Apr 2020

Vijay Mallya loses appeal against extradition

The High Court has rejected an appeal by Indian businessman Vijay Mallya against a 2018 decision of Senior District Judge Emma Arbuthnot, the Chief Magistrate, not to discharge him from extradition proceedings. Mr Mallya is wanted in India to stand trial on charges of fraudulent misrepresentation and conspiracy to defraud. He is alleged to have […]

1st Apr 2020

British man extradited from Malta to UK after 16 years

  Christopher Guest More Jr has been extradited to the UK from Malta where he is wanted in connection with his alleged involvement in the murder of Brian Waters in Tabley near Knutsford on 19 June 2003. Mr Waters, a cannabis farmer, was tortured and killed in front of his two adult children over what […]

14th Feb 2020

US issues new charges against Meng Wanzhou

The US has issued a superseding indictment, in respect of Meng Wanzhou, detailing 16 additional charges of conspiracy to commit racketeering and steal trade secrets. Ms Meng is currently resisting extradition proceedings in Canada which would see her sent to the US to face trial. The US Department of Justice said in its press release […]

13th Feb 2020

Vijay Mallya fights extradition

Former billionaire Vijay Mallya was in court in the High Court London on 11, 12 and 13 February 2020 to appeal against an order for his extradition to India to face charges of fraud. Mr Mallya’s extradition was approved by Secretary of State Sajid Javid in February 2019. Mr Mallya is wanted in connection with […]

8th Feb 2020

Jabir Motiwala to be extradited to the US

District Judge Zani, on 6 February 2020, found Jabir Motiwala’s extradition to the US to be compatible with his Convention Rights within the meaning of the Human Rights Act 1998. Further, the judge found there to be no bars to his extradition and sent the matter to the Secretary of State for her to make […]

2nd Feb 2020

China sentences former INTERPOL boss to 13 years’ imprisonment

Meng Hongwei, the former head of INTERPOL, was on Tuesday 21 January sentenced to 13 years’ imprisonment by a Chinese court. Mr Meng pleaded guilty last year to using his position in China and in other countries to “seek improper benefits” amounting to more than $2 million in bribes. Mr Meng was the first Chinese […]

28th Jan 2020

France charges Alexander Vinnik with money laundering

Russian national Alexander Vinnik has been extradited from Greece to France, where he is charged with extortion, aggravated money laundering and harming automated data-processing systems. He is alleged to have defrauded more than 100 people in six French cities Mr Vinnik has been involved in a multi-jurisdictional battle with France, the US and Russia, all […]

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