Extradition: USA

Home Office written question – answered on 4th July 2019.

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Photo of David Davis David Davis Conservative, Haltemprice and Howden

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many people were extradited from the UK to the United States in each year from 2013 to 2019.

Photo of David Davis David Davis Conservative, Haltemprice and Howden

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many people were extradited from the UK to the United States for non-violent crimes in each year from 2013 to 2019.

Photo of Nick Hurd Nick Hurd The Minister of State, Home Department

The following table provides the information requested:

Year

Total number extradited from UK to US

Number extradited for non-violent offences

2013

11

9

2014

18

15

2015

6

5

2016

9

4

2017

9

7

2018

6

3

2019(to 30 June)

5

4

We have taken non-violent offences to include:

• Fraud

• Drug related offences

• Making false statements

• Extortion

• Illegally exporting restricted goods

• Money laundering

• Illegal trafficking in wildlife

• Bigamy

• Forgery

• Grand Larceny

Identity Theft

• Racketeering

• Tax Offences

All figures are from local management information, and have not been quality assured to the level of published National Statistics. As such they should be treated as provisional and therefore subject to change. The figures do not include Scotland, which deals with its own extradition cases.

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