Category: United Kingdom

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 […]

6th Feb 2020

Mike Lynch submits to arrest on US Autonomy charges

Former Autonomy founder Mike Lynch has submitted himself for arrest following the issuing of a US extradition request for him. Mr Lynch is wanted to stand trial on 14 charges of securities fraud, wire fraud and conspiracy to defraud in connection with the sale of British software company Autonomy to Hewlett Packard (“HP”) in 2011. […]

25th Jan 2020

Eamonn Harrison to be extradited to UK

The High Court in Dublin has ruled in favour of the extradition of Eamonn Harrison. Mr Harrison is facing 39 charges of manslaughter and two conspiracy charges in connection with the deaths of 39 Vietnamese migrant workers found in a refrigerated container in Essex on 23 October 2019. Mr Harrison’s lawyers argued that there was […]

12th Jan 2020

US refuses UK request to extradite Ann Sacoolas

The US has rejected the UK’s request to extradite Ann Sacoolas to face charges of death by dangerous driving, calling it ‘highly inappropriate’. Ms Sacoolas was charged in December 2019 with causing the death of Harry Dunne in August 2019. Mr Dunne, 19, was killed when his motorcycle was struck outside an RAF base in […]

27th Dec 2019

Daniel Burdett arrested in the Hague on Christmas Day

In a co-ordinated effort between the NCA, Merseyside Police and Dutch Police, Daniel Burdett was arrested on Christmas Day in The Hague pursuant to a European Arrest Warrant. Mr Burdett, from Liverpool, was sought by Merseyside Police in connection with 10 charges of conspiracy to import firearms and ammunition and conspiracy to supply Class A […]

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