Tim Larkin tried to board a plane from his home in Las Vegas on Tuesday, but was given a UK Border Agency letter saying “his presence here was not conducive to the public good”.
Mr Larkin, who was due to host seminars, told the BBC the move was a “gross over-reaction”.
A spokeswoman said: “The home secretary will seek to exclude an individual if she considers that his or her presence in the UK is not conducive to the public good.”
Mr Larkin – who trained as a US Navy Seal – runs a company teaching combat to military and law enforcement clients in the United States.
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Tim Larkin tried to board a plane from his home in Las Vegas on…
by Tactical-Life / May 9, 2012