Red tape delayed extradition of Jersey fraudster for two years

Pedro Gonçalves
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The extradition of an Island fraudster hiding in Bahrain was delayed by years because prosecuting officials forgot to complete a simple risk assessment form, local news outlet Jersey Evening Post reports. After fleeing the Island to hide in Bahrain more than a decade ago, Russell Stephen King (60) was this week brought to justice when he was jailed for six years. However, this could have happened in 2015. King laundered a total of £671,000 from the now defunct Belgravia Financial Services Group, of which he was a shadow director, over a three-month period in 2008. Much of the money wa...

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