Medical Experts Say 'Hacker' Faces High Suicide Risk In US

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By Richard Crump (November 23, 2021, 4:14 PM GMT) — A young Briton would be a “high” suicide risk if extradited to America to face trial over allegations that he helped to steal $8.5 million in cryptocurrency, two medical experts testified at a London court on Tuesday.

Ali Ajaz, a forensic psychiatry expert, told a hearing at Westminster Magistrates’ Court that Corey De Rose’s mental health and history of self-harm suggest that he would probably be unable to resist the impulse to kill himself if he was extradited to the U.S.

De Rose, 22, suffers from a disorder on the autism spectrum and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, Ajaz said. He would…

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