UK Prosecutor Says Email Fraud Case Belongs In US Court

Law360, London (May 24, 2021, 9:38 PM BST) -- A prosecutor argued to a London judge Monday that a British citizen accused of scamming American businesses, universities and government entities out of millions of dollars through elaborate email scams should be extradited to the United States.

At a hearing Monday at Westminster Magistrates Court, a British government lawyer urged the court to reject defendant Oludayo Adeagbo's claims that he would have a better chance of getting a fair trial in England with less chance of contracting COVID-19.

Adeagbo is one of two men before the court for the five-day extradition hearing, along with Donald Echeazu. They were both arrested at...

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