Jersey considering extraditing accountant

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The Jersey Evening Post reports that Jersey is considering extraditing an accountant to Australia where he is charged with fraud, conspiracy to defraud and money laundering.

The argument for not extraditing him is:

that sending the 56-year-old to Australia would send shock-waves through the finance industry

The argument for doing so is that:

if the authorities choose not to extradite the accountant to face charges of fraud and money laundering, the Island would look like a ‘safe haven for tax evaders’.

Blow the jurisprudence. Let’s deal with the PR shall we?

But I admit to a slight chuckle at the insertion of the words ‘look like’. As if.