#Extradition

.London, UK
Nirav Modi was arrested on an extradition warrant on March 19, 2019 in London. (PTI File Photo)

  • UK's Secretary of State Priti Patel cleared Modi's extradition
  • Unless there is an appeal, a requested person must be extradited within 28 days, UK government's offical website states
  • Nirav Modi  fled to the UK after being charged for fraud worth Rs 13,000 crore 

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
The accused face six counts of money laundering in transactions valued at over $1.5 million. (Photo Credit: Representational/ Unsplash)

  • Mun Chol Myong, 55,  was not extradited by North Korea
  • The Justice Department did not identify the country involved in the extradition
  • The indictment alleges that Mun was affiliated with North Korea's primary intelligence organization

.Ottawa, ON, Canada
Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou's lawyers have accused Canadian authorities of destroying evidence. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • Meng Wanzhou, Huawei's chief financial officer, is fighting extradition to the US
  • In the US, she faces several charges
  • Her lawyers said that the federal police wiped the emails and computers of a senior officer involved in her extradition case

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
John McAfee has taken a new found interest in the market of cryptocurrencies (Photo Credit: Twitter/@RealSpikeCohen)

  • McAfee faces charges of fraud, money laundering and conspiracy
  • The 75-year-old was detained in Barcelona in October
  • McAfee awaits a verdict on his extradition request by the US

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Businessman Nirav Modi's extradition legal proceedings had been going on for nearly two years. (Photo Credit: Twitter/ANI)

  • Nirav Modi is a prime accused in fraud and money laundering case in India
  • The 49-year-old will appear before London’s Westminster Magistrates’ Court on Thursday
  • Modi was arrested on an extradition warrant on March 19, 2019 in London

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Carlos Ghosn fled Japan in December 2019 while out on bail facing financial misconduct charges. (Photo Credit: AFP Photo)

  • Two US citizens were accused of helping former Renault-Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn flee Japan in 2019
  • Michael Taylor and son Peter Taylor were arrested in May 2020 after Japan issued a warrant accusing them
  • US Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer rejected an emergency appeal

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Julian Assange faces 175 years in jail in the US on 18 charges of espionage. (Photo credit: Wikileaks Twitter page)

  • Twenty-four organisations wrote an open letter to Joe Biden
  • Under the previous Donald Trump administration, the Department of Justice filed 18 charges against Assange
  • The US claims he helped intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning steal the 2010 documents

A British judge on Monday ruled that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange should not be extradited to the United States to face espionage charges. (PTI File Photo)

  • The United States will continue to seek Julian Assange's extradition despite the British judge's ruling
  • The judge ruled against the extradition citing mental health issues, saying that the move would be ‘oppressive’
  • Assange was facing charges in the US under the Espionage Act

.Canada
This month's hearings have heard from police and customs officers involved in Meng's arrest (Photo Credit: Unsplash)

  • Constable Gurvinder Dhaliwal testified that he was given the security code by another officer
  • Huawei's CFO has been fighting extradition to the United States for two years 
  • Meng stayed at the house for several months under strict bail conditions