DoJ begins extradition process against Stuart Scott

Agency seeks to have the former HSBC employee – a UK citizen and resident – face wire-fraud allegations on US soil

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Extradition proceedings are to be initiated by the US Department of Justice against Stuart Scott, the former HSBC employee and co-defendant in an alleged wire-fraud case, it was revealed on Friday (October 21) in a letter sent to Judge Garaufis of the Eastern District of New York.

Scott, formerly the head of foreign exchange cash trading for Europe, the Middle East and Africa at HSBC, was charged along with his former supervisor, Mark Johnson, with conspiracy to commit wire fraud by allegedly

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