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Title: "Devil's advocate", he has made his name defending some of the most hated criminals in recent years.
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Giovanni di Stefano, who is from Italy, is wanted by London detectives in connection with a lengthy inquiry and was arrested on Majorca on M...
Giovanni di Stefano, who is from Italy, is wanted by London detectives in connection with a lengthy inquiry and was arrested on Majorca on Monday.
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The 55-year-old said in a statement the charges against him – which relate to fraud, theft and money laundering - were "spurious".
He claimed they were revenge for a recent indictment he served against Tony Blair arguing that the Iraq war was illegal.
A source close to the City of London Police inquiry, which dates back several years, said a warrant for his arrest was issued in January after a review of the case.
Detectives are keen to have him brought back to the UK for questioning.
Spanish reports said he fell ill during his arrest and was admitted to hospital for surgery.
Di Stefano was one of several non-Arab lawyers who helped defend deposed Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein.
He has also represented serial killer Harold Shipman, Great Train Robber Ronnie Biggs and killer Jeremy Bamber.:Text may be subject to copyright.This blog does not claim copyright to any such text. Copyright remains with the original copyright holder.

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