The former in-house lawyer and president of a Fort Lauderdale, Florida-based online commodities company charged in a $19 million investment scheme was back in federal court Monday more than four years after being declared a fugitive.

Michael R. Casey, 71, appeared before a judge in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas in Houston, according to a spokesperson for the district’s U.S. Attorney’s Office. During the hearing, Casey did not fight extradition to Miami, the spokesperson said. 

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