Denmark signs extradition treaty with UAE amid Dubai-based Brit tax fraud case 

Mark Battersby
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Denmark's Minister of Justice Nick Hækkerup has signed an extradition agreement with the United Arab Emirates which it said would help to progress criminal cases including one involving a UK citizen who is charged with a multi-million alleged defrauding of the Danish tax authorities using so-called ‘cum-ex' trading schemes. According to Reuters, a ministry spokeswoman confirmed that the individual in question is Sanjay Shah, a British citizen accused of defrauding Danish tax authorities of up to 7 billion Danish crowns ($1.04bn). Shah, who lives in Dubai, denies any involvement, and h...

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