French tycoon faces extradition from UK over fraud claims

Posted In: News Date:Jan 10th, 2018

A French businessman is appearing in a London court to face extradition proceedings over allegations of fraud and money laundering.

Alexandre Djouhri is due at Westminster Magistrates' Court Wednesday for a bail hearing.

British police say Djouhri was arrested Sunday at Heathrow Airport on a warrant issued by France "for offenses of fraud and money laundering."

He appeared in court Monday and was ordered detained until his next hearing.