Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard agrees to US extradition

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — On the identical day former Canadian trend mogul Peter Nygard agreed to be extradited to the US to face a cost of intercourse trafficking, police in Toronto introduced their very own costs.

Police stated Nygard, 80, is to be charged with six counts of sexual assault and three counts of forcible confinement. They stated the pending costs relate to alleged assaults within the late Nineteen Eighties and mid-2000s.

The fees had been introduced Friday as Nygard was in a Winnipeg courtroom for an extradition listening to associated to the U.S. costs that allege he sexually abused ladies and women he lured with guarantees of alternatives in trend and modeling over the past 25 years.

“Mr. Nygard denies any allegations of prison conduct,″ his lawyer Brian Greenspan stated exterior the courthouse.

Earlier, Nygard appeared by way of videolink and consented to his extradition.

He was arrested in Winnipeg final 12 months below the Extradition Act and faces 9 counts within the Southern District of New York.

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