Fashion mogul Peter Nygard must remain in Canada jail while he fights extradition on sex trafficking charges

NEW YORK — Fallen fashion mogul Peter Nygard must remain in a Canada jail while he fights extradition to Manhattan on charges of sex trafficking, a Winnipeg judge ruled Friday. Justice Shawn Greenberg said concerns Nygard might tamper with witnesses outweighed the 79-year-old’s claims his health was deteriorating behind bars. The judge said the mogul’s coronavirus fears did not warrant bail. “It is not a get-out-of-jail-free card,” the judge said, according to Reuters. Nygard faces federal charges in Manhattan of an elaborate trafficking operation since 1995 in which he drugged and sexually ab…

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