Brit Extradited To NYC For Alleged $37M Bitcoin Scam

By Pete Brush (April 13, 2018, 5:01 PM EDT) -- Renwick Haddow, a British businessman wanted in the U.S. for an alleged $37 million online bitcoin scam, was jailed Friday after he was arrested in Morocco in July and brought to New York City Thursday evening.

The British businessman, who is wanted in the U.S. for an alleged $37 million bitcoin scam, was arrested in Morocco and taken to New York. (AP) Haddow, 49, appeared briefly in leg irons before U.S. Magistrate Judge Robert W. Lehrburger. A suntanned Haddow wore blue jeans, Nike sneakers and a black hoodie. His lawyer, Marc A. Weinstein of Hughes Hubbard Reed LLP, consented to detention but said Haddow...

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