In the Westminster Magistrates’ Court
The Government of the United States of America
Navinder Singh Sarao
Ruling of District Judge Purdy dated 23/3/16. Extradition Act 2003.
Issues: (i) Extradition Offence: S.137. (ii) Forum: S.83A. (iii) Private & family life: S.87 (3) & Article 8 & (iv) abuse of process i.e. an allegedly wilfully materially misleading extradition Request by USA. Background: alleged “spoofing” or improper & dishonest market manipulation of Chicago Mercantile Exchange by adapted computer software as inter alia contributed to the so called “flash crash” (6/5/10) & an overall illegal gain of $40 million between 2009-2014.
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