Scott faces extradition to US

The Department of Justice wants the former HSBC trader to face charges on US soil

If an extradition request is filed for Scott, he could be extradited from his home country

Stuart Scott, the former HSBC employee named as a co-defendant in a criminal wire-fraud complaint, could be extradited to the US to face the charges, FX Week has exclusively learned.

"The US seeks to have Scott face the charges filed against him in the US. We will decline to comment beyond that at this time," a spokesman from the Department of Justice (DoJ) wrote in an email on July 21, indicating the agency is prepared to aggressively pursue Scott in this matter.

The DoJ charged Scott, 43, and

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