Lynch appeared at Westminster Magistrates Court to be told he faced a five-day hearing on Feb. 8. He’s charged by American authorities with orchestrating a massive fraud at
Both HP and Lynch have been waiting more than nine months for a judgment following a 10-month civil trial. Allies of Lynch have argued that if he’s cleared in the civil case, he shouldn’t be extradited, while
The trial wrapped up earlier this year with Lynch saying that HP spent tens of millions of dollars attempting to prove fraud, but failed to tie him to any wrongdoing. His attorney argued that HP brought the case “out of buyer’s remorse.”
Lynch was arrested in February and ordered to put up a 10 million-pound ($13 million) security.
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