Extradition: USA

Home Office written question – answered on 15th 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, pursuant to the Answer of 2 July 2019 to Question 271379, how many people were extradited from the UK to the US for non-violent crimes in each year from 2003 to 2012.

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

The following table provides the information requested:

Total number of people extradited from the UK to the US for non-violent offences

2003

6

2004

5

2005

11

2006

14

2007

8

2008

5

2009

13

2010

8

2011

6

2012

12

We have taken non-violent offences to include:

  • Fraud
  • Drug related offences
  • Theft
  • Forgery
  • Money laundering
  • Handling stolen goods
  • Obtaining property by deception
  • Tax evasion
  • Unlicensed exporting of goods
  • Obstruction of justice
  • Bribery
  • Robbery

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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