Sheffield student faces extradition to the US

Richard O'Dwyer
Richard O'Dwyer faces extradition to the US Credit: PA

A student accused of infringing copyright laws is being "sold down the river" by the Government, his mother said today as the Home Secretary approved his extradition.

Sheffield Hallam University undergraduate Richard O'Dwyer, 23, allegedly earned thousands of pounds through advertising on the TVShack website before it was closed down by authorities in the United States.

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Student to be extradited to US

A UK student, accused of infringing copyright laws, will be extradited to the US. Richard O'Dwyer allegedly earned thousands of pounds through advertising on the TVShack website before it was closed down by US authorities.