Category: United Kingdom

21st Dec 2018

Vijay Mallya confirms he will appeal against his extradition order

Last week, Senior District Judge Emma Arbuthnot, the Chief Magistrate, decided that Dr Vijay Mallya could be extradited to India.  You can read our coverage of that decision here. It has now been confirmed by Dr Mallya’s legal team that a notice of appeal against that decision will be served at the High Court.  Until […]

30th Nov 2018

Turkey reacts to UK’s Ipek ruling

On 28th November 2018, we reported that Westminster Magistrates’ Court ruled that Hamdi Akin Ipek and his co-accused  Ali Celik and Talip Buyuk should not be extradited to Turkey. You can read our coverage of the decision here. In his ruling, Judge John Zani, explained that he had “serious reservations about the current state of […]

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 […]

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