Trader Can Fight US Extradition For $1.6M 'Fraud' In Top Court

Law360, London (September 3, 2020, 3:54 PM BST) -- A British man wanted in the U.S. for allegedly orchestrating a $1.6 million share scam can take his attempt to avoid extradition to America to the U.K.'s highest appellate court, a court official in Scotland confirmed on Thursday.

The Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service said that James Craig, of Scotland — who is accused by U.S. authorities of securities fraud — has been granted permission to have his case considered by the Supreme Court  in London.

A tribunal service spokesman said in a short statement that the appeal had been allowed only on an argument over the interpretation of Article 8 of the European Convention...

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