Frank Schneider extradition decision pushed back to November
A French court’s decision on whether to grant Frank Schneider’s extradition has been pushed back to November 18th.
Schneider, a key figure in OneCoin’s money laundering activities and, at times, founder Ruja Ignatova’s right hand man, was arrested in France back in May.
Schneider (right) was apprehended on an international arrest warrant obtained by the FBI. US authorities are now seeking Schneider’s extradition.
As part of his appeal against extradition, Schneider’s legal team have filed a hundred page brief.
The court will examine the brief over the coming month and a half.
Schneider’s attorneys have also petitioned for his release. A decision on that request is expected in the next hour.
Update 20th November 2021 – Frank Schneider’s extradition to the US will now be decided on January 19th.
In the meantime French authorities have released Schneider to monitored home detention.
Update 19th January 2022 – Frank Schneider’s appeal has been denied.