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Canterbury man accused of cybercrime, racketeering and extortion banned from contacting actress


EXCLUSIVE: A MAN who is wanted in Belgium in connection with cybercrime, racketeering and extortion offences has been banned from contacting an Belgian actress and a jewellery designer while the case continues.

Peter Cox, 55, from Tennyson Avenue, Canterbury, was arrested earlier this month on a European Arrest Warrant from Belgium, and brought before Westminster Magistrates' Court on December 17.

The court heard he is wanted in Belgium in connection with six offences of 6 offences cybercrime, racketeering and extortion.

He is contesting extradition and denies the offences.

Cox was released on conditional bail with an electronically-monitored curfew at his home address between 10pm and 4am daily.

His passport has been retained by police and he must report to them three times a week.

He must not travel to any international travel hubs or be in possession if any international travel documents.

Cox is also banned from direct or indirect contact with the actress or the jewellery designer.

The case was adjourned until next month.

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