Vancouver developer facing extradition has publication ban denied

A B.C. Supreme Court judge has dismissed a Vancouver developer’s application for a publication ban who’s facing possible extradition to the United States for fraud allegations.

Mark John Chandler, a real estate developer, appeared in court on Friday for a hearing in which the US government seeks his extradition to face allegations he participated in an alleged “fraudulent scheme” involving a Los Angeles highrise condo development.

The US requested Chandler’s extradition in March 2015.

The 54-year-old’s extradition hearing comes at the same time as his most recent Vancouver condo project is entangled in legal disputes.

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This article is summarized by Canadian Fraud News Inc.

Kayla Kuefler is the head writer and social media producer at Canadian Fraud News. Kayla was born-and-raised in Edmonton, Alberta and moved to Toronto in 2013 to pursue her Bachelor of Journalism at Ryerson University. Kayla has previously interned at Global News Edmonton, Global News Toronto and CBC News in London, England.

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