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WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Canadian style mogul Peter Nygard will stay in jail for at the very least one other week regardless of his attorneys laying out an up to date bail plan.
Nyard, 79, was arrested final month on U.S. prices that alleging he sexually abused ladies and ladies after luring them into his orbit with alternatives in style and modeling over the past 25 years. The U.S. needs him extradited.
Courtroom of Queen’s Bench Justice Shawn Greenberg stated Thursday she wants time to resolve whether or not Nygard must be launched and has reserved her resolution till Feb. 5.
His attorneys advised court docket a safety firm has been employed to offer 24-hour video surveillance of Nygard’s dwelling if he must be granted bail. There would even be a safety guard on the premises.
Federal attorneys have advised court docket Nygard has the means to flee and the costs he faces within the U.S. are too critical for his launch.
A full bundle of extradition supplies from U.S. prosecutors shouldn’t be anticipated to be supplied to Canadian authorities till February. Nygard’s attorneys have stated it’s unfair to maintain him behind bars with out full info on the allegations.
Nygard’s arrest on intercourse trafficking, racketeering and associated prices got here after the FBI raided his Manhattan places of work final 12 months.
The raid got here quickly after 10 ladies sued Nygard, saying he enticed younger and impoverished ladies to his Bahamas property with money and guarantees of modeling and style alternatives. A number of plaintiffs within the go well with, filed in New York Metropolis, stated they had been 14 or 15 years previous when Nygard gave them alcohol or medication after which raped them.