Ahmed v Swedish Economic Crime Authority

Appeal Against Extradition to Sweden for VAT Fraud Dismissed – . The Divisional Court dismissed the appellant's appeal against orders for his extradition to Sweden to face allegations that he and others were involved in a fraudulent missing trader VAT scheme. The European arrest warrant had not been made in order to interrogate and investigate him, there had been a decision to charge and try him, and surrendering him would not breach his rights under arts 3 and 5 of the European Convention on Human Rights.

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