Tappin agrees plea bargain

Retired freight forwarder Christopher Tappin has agreed a plea bargain deal with US prosecutors that he hopes will guarantee his return to the UK. Mr Tappin, 65, from Orpington, Kent, and owner of Brooklands International, had fought extradition to a Texas jail for two years over charges of conspiring to sell batteries for Iranian missiles in what transpired to be a US Customs 'sting' operation. Tappin has reached a deal with ... [+]

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