Autonomy CEO Loses Bid To Block Extradition Over HP Sale

By Richard Crump (July 22, 2021, 2:19 PM BST) -- A London judge ruled Thursday that British technology entrepreneur Mike Lynch should be extradited to the U.S. to face fraud and conspiracy charges stemming from the $11.7 billion sale of his software firm to Hewlett-Packard.

Westminster Magistrates' Court has dismissed claims by Mike Lynch, pictured, that he should not be extradited to the U.S. on the grounds that the alleged wrongdoing took place in Britain. (Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

In a judgment handed down at Westminster Magistrates' Court, District Judge Michael Snow rejected Lynch's claims that his extradition should be barred on the grounds that the alleged wrongdoing and harm took place...

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