Kulibaba and another v Government of the United States of America

Extradition – Extradition order. The appellants were convicted and sentenced in the United Kingdom for a conspiracy to defraud, involving loss caused to UK victims from essentially the same conduct as alleged in a United States indictment, for which their extradition was sought. The judge sent the appellants' cases to the Secretary of State for her decision as to whether to extradite. The appellants appealed. The Administrative Court, in dismissing the appeal, held that the judge had been right to hold that there had been no double jeopardy, although not on the basis that he had stated and that it was not an abuse of process to seek extradition.

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