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Lynch Extradition Battle Puts SFO Sway In The Spotlight

By Richard Crump (July 27, 2021, 5:26 PM BST) -- Former Autonomy chief Mike Lynch's uphill battle to challenge his extradition to the U.S. for fraud over the $11.7 billion sale of his software firm to Hewlett-Packard is poised to test the influence of the Serious Fraud Office and other U.K. enforcers in such legal fights.

A U.S District Court judge has ruled that Mike Lynch should be extradited to the U.S. to face fraud charges over the $11.7 billion sale of his software firm Autonomy to Hewlett-Packard. (Igor Golovniov/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) District Judge Michael Snow said in a ruling last week that the technology entrepreneur should be extradited to...

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