Famous Georgian thief in law lost freedom at risk
According to available information, Georgy Giorgadze lives in Turkey for recent years, but something made him return home.
The Georgian authorities continue to actively combat thieves in law. On the eve, Georgy Giorgadze, better known in narrow circles under nickname Gia, was detained for belonging to the thieves' world. 54-year-old Georgian thief in law was detained during the passage of the control on the Georgian-Turkish border, to be exact - at the Sarpi checkpoint. After the detention, Georgian law enforcers automatically charged Giorgadze under part 2 of Art. 223 of the Criminal Code of Georgia (Belonging to the Thieves' World). So, he might face up a term from 5 to 10 years.
According to available information, Georgy Giorgadze lives in Turkey for recent years, but something made him return home. Currently, the issue of a preventive measure is at stake, there is a good chance of arrest.
According to the investigation, having taken a five-billion loan ($88.7m) from Sberbank in 2008, the owner of Pavlovskgranit deliberately split up the assets of the company so that creditors could not bring a charge against him to court.