Home Secretary approved O'Dwyer's extradition

Home Secretary Theresa May Credit: PA Wire

Earlier this year Home Secretary Theresa May approved Mr O'Dwyer's extradition, which he appealed.

On November 28 a deal was struck at the High Court in London to avoid him being extradited and led to him signing the three-page deferred prosecution agreement.

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Pirate site student pays US £20k

A student who ran a website where users could stream pirated films has paid £20,000 to US authorities to avoid jail. Richard O'Dwyer travelled to the US voluntarily after spending two years challenging whether he should be extradited to face charges.