UFO hacker dealt legal blow to extradition challenge

THE mother of an autistic man who faces up to 70 years in a US jail for computer hacking has been dealt a massive legal blow to her fight to keep him in the UK. Janis Sharp, from Brookmans Park, has today (Friday) learned that she will NOT be permitted to

THE mother of an autistic man who faces up to 70 years in a US jail for computer hacking has been dealt a massive legal blow to her fight to keep him in the UK.

Janis Sharp, from Brookmans Park, has today (Friday) learned that she will NOT be permitted to appeal to the UK's Supreme Court over US plans to extradite her son Gary McKinnon, 43.

The decision was taken at a hearing in the High Court in London this morning.

Prosecutors in America allege Glasgow-born Gary, who has Asperger's Syndrome, deliberately caused nearly �500,000 worth of damage to military computers.


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He maintains he was looking for evidence of alien life.

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