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For Bar Works Fraud David Kennedy Extradited from Spain Now Hires Inventing Anna Lawyer

by Matthew Russell Lee, Patreon Book Substack

SDNY EXCLUSIVE, Sept 8 – David Kennedy was arrested by Spain on November 20, 2022 for the "Bar Works" fraud committed mostly in the US.

A Spanish court on June 8, 2023 authorized the extradition to the US of "48-year-old David A.K."   

   On August 24, 2023 Spratley was presented before U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York Magistrate Judge Sarah Netburn. Inner City Press was there that day, the only media in the SDNY Mag court.

   DOJ had previously announced that "ROBINSON, KENNEDY, and co-conspirators Renwick Haddow and James Moore are citizens of the United Kingdom (the “UK”).  At all times relevant to the Indictment, United Property Group and related entities (collectively, “UPG”) was a company based in Spain that was controlled in part by ROBINSON and KENNEDY.  UPG sold real estate and other investing opportunities to potential investors.  Bar Works was a private co-working space company controlled by Haddow, which operated locations in New York City and elsewhere between in or about 2015 through 2017 and accepted millions of dollars in investments from investors recruited through UPG."

 Kennedy was detained, as is usually but not always the case with extraditions (see Inner City Press' reporting on the Polar Air Cargo fraud case).

On September 8, Kennedy retained (paid) new counsel, who previous represented among others Anna Delvey of Inventing Anna fame or notoriety, and Ghislaine Maxwell juror Scotty David, natch.

This case is US v. Robinson, et al., 21-cr-344 (Kaplan) 


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