Chinese Businessman Waives Extradition from N. Zealand to Australia for Tax Charges

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Tuesday, September 3, 2019
Author: 
Bruce Zagaris
Volume: 
35
Issue: 
9
Abstract: 

On August 30, 2019, Li Zhang, 56, who was living undetected in New Zealand, waived extradition and agreed to voluntarily return to Australia to face charges concerning an alleged multimillion-dollar tax fraud.  He announced his decision to voluntarily return when he appeared in an Auckland District Court before Judge Nevin Dawson.[1] Since April 4, Zhang has been detained in a New Zealand prison.[2]