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Extradition To Germany Upheld For 5 Men In €60M Tax Fraud

Law360 (December 20, 2018, 4:06 PM EST) -- A London judge has refused to stop the extradition of five men wanted in Germany for an alleged €60 million ($68 million) tax-fraud scheme despite numerous charges being dropped since warrants were issued, saying the men understand the remaining counts.

High Court Judge Maura P. McGowan on Wednesday dismissed the defendants' challenge to an arrest warrant issued for the Public Prosecutor's Office in Augsburg, Germany, and upheld extraditions ordered by a lower U.K. court in April 2017. 

The fact that German prosecutors added more information and trimmed a number of charges from the warrants two months after that extradition order does not...

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