Tappin refused bail

Retired British freight forwarder extradited to the US has been refused bail by a court in Texas, the BBC reported. Chris Tappin, of Orpington, south-east London, was extradited on 24 February after claims he conspired to sell batteries for use in Iranian missiles. A spokesman for federal prosecutors said bail was refused because Mr Tappin, 65, posed a flight risk. Mr Tappin, a former director of Orpington-based Brooklands Freight Services, has ... [+]

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