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Brit suspect in Iran missile plot extradited to U.S.

Posted By -NO AUTHOR- On 02/25/2012 @ 9:57 pm In World | No Comments

A retired British businessman accused of plotting to sell missile components to Iran arrived in the U.S. late Friday to face charges after failing to overturn an extradition order.

Christopher Tappin faces charges in El Paso, Texas, that he tried in 2006 to buy specialized batteries for Hawk missiles for $25,000 from undercover American agents with the intention of exporting them to Iran.


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