Sanjay Shah. Foto: The Trooth Fairy / Wikimedia Commons (CC BY-SA 4.0)

Briton Accused of Massive Danish Tax Scam Extradited to Denmark, Faces Up to 12 Years in Prison

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The prime suspect in the high-profile dividend tax fraud case, Sanjay Shah, arrived in Denmark on Wednesday after being extradited from the United Arab Emirates.

The 53-year-old British businessman stands accused of defrauding the Danish treasury of nine billion kroner through dividend tax refunds, with an additional attempted fraud of half a billion kroner.

Sanjay Shah faces charges under a provision that could result in up to 12 years of unconditional imprisonment.

He is scheduled to appear in a preliminary hearing on Thursday at 9:15 a.m. at the Glostrup Court, where the decision on whether to remand him in custody will be determined.

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