Alleged paedophile Roger Giese extradited from UK to US (News)


Roger Giese

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Roger Giese is accused of sexually abusing a boy between 1998 and 2002 and is needed for trial in California

An alleged paedophile who was on the FBI’s most wished listing has been extradited from the UK to the US following a failed enchantment.

US nationwide Roger Giese, 43, who had been dwelling in Southampton, is needed for trial in California charged with sexually abusing a boy aged beneath 14.

Mr Giese’s Excessive Court docket problem in opposition to his extradition failed in June.

The next month the courtroom refused him go away to enchantment in opposition to the choice within the Supreme Court docket.

He was later bailed after his legal professionals mentioned he wanted to place his affairs so as forward of his extradition, which the Residence Workplace confirmed occurred earlier.

The Excessive Court docket beforehand dominated his removing wouldn’t be an “abuse of course of” or violate his human rights.

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The FBI beforehand issued an enchantment, utilizing these images from 1998, for public assist to seek out Mr Giese

Mr Giese befriended his alleged sufferer whereas working as a voice coach for the All-American Boys Refrain in 1998, the courtroom heard.

He emptied his checking account and fled to the UK on the eve of his trial in 2007, leaving his household behind, the courtroom was advised.

Mr Giese was finally present in Hampshire, working for a PR agency and dwelling beneath a distinct identify with a lady who didn’t know his true identification.

In addition to little one intercourse offences, US Federal authorities additionally issued a warrant for his arrest on a cost of “illegal flight to keep away from prosecution”.


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