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British Business Leaders Brassed Off Over Extradition

Law360 (July 5, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Businessmen and politicians in England continue to clamor as the extradition of three bankers facing trial in Texas on Enron-related fraud charges grows near.

Leaders, including the chairmen of GlaxoSmithKline and the London Stock Exchange, signed an open letter in a newspaper Tuesday urging the U.K. Home Secretary to stop the extradition.

“We urge you to do so, not to save the NatWest Three, but to correct the mistake of a previous home secretary and preserve Britain's ancient tradition of transparent justice,” states the letter in...
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