Category: United Kingdom

16th Nov 2018

US hackers face extradition hearing in London

This week, the extradition hearing of Taimoor Zaman and Anthony Nnamdi Okeakpu is being heard at Westminster Magistrates’ Court in London. The US has requested the extradition of Mr Zaman and Mr Okeakpu who are accused of helping to run a hacking organisation known as ‘Infraud Hacking Group’ (IHG),  said to be the group behind […]

30th Oct 2018

Thomas O’Connor to be extradited to the UK tomorrow

In January 2007, Thomas O’Connor was convicted of defrauding HMRC at Blackfriars’ Crown Court. He absconded from his sentencing hearing and was sentenced, in his absence, to 4 years and 6 months in custody. In 2009, Mr O’Connor had returned to Ireland, where he was arrested on a European Arrest Warrant (EAW). The Irish High […]

24th Oct 2018

Andreas Hauschild granted conditional bail until January 2019

Today, Southwark Crown Court granted conditional bail to Andreas Hauschild. He will be remanded on bail until his EURIBOR rigging trial takes place in January 2019. Mr Hauschild is accused of conspiring to rig EURIBOR, a currency benchmark that underlies billions of pounds worth of financial transactions. Today, the judge at Southwark Crown Court granted […]

11th Oct 2018

Alexanda Kotey and El Shafee Elsheikh: High Court hears application relating to the lack of death penalty assurances for ISIS members

El Shafee Elsheikh and Alexanda Kotey were raised in Britain and are now alleged to have been part of an ISIS terror cell, known as “the Beatles.” The terror cell was responsible for the beheadings of British aid workers David Haines and Alan Henning and American journalists James Foley and Steven Sotloff. El Sheikh and […]

13th Sep 2018

Vijay Mallya extradition: No evidence to support the Indian government’s accusations

On 12th September 2018, Senior District Judge Emma Arbuthnot, the Chief Magistrate, heard closing submissions in Dr Vijay Mallya’s extradition hearing at Westminster Magistrates’ Court. The Indian authorities have requested the extradition of Dr Mallya to face criminal charges in relation to allegedly fraudulent loan applications that he made on behalf of his, company Kingfisher […]

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