Russian mafia abroad: Razhden Shulaya arrested in US not to face extradition

Russian mafia abroad: Razhden Shulaya arrested in US not to face extradition
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US law enforcers will not give out the thief in law, who will become the first leader of a large criminal group, convicted under the so-called "RICO Act". Earlier, leaders of 5 main clans of the Italian mafia of New York were incarcerated based on it.

Detained in the US in early June thief in law Razhden Shulaya, known as Razden Pitersky, Roma and Brother, is accused of kidnapping a person for ransom, Assistant US Attorney Patrick Burns said.

According to the Prosecutor's Office of the Southern District of New York, Razhden Shulaya is the leader of an organized criminal group, 33 members of which have been charged with a number of crimes, including smuggling, swindling, racketeering within the criminal group, drugs and firearms trafficking, and contract killings.

Previously, Valery Etnyukov, official representative of the Russian Ministry of the Interior told on Razhden Shulaya being wanted by Russian law enforcers on a federal scale and through Interpol.

It is worth mentioning that Shulaya is also a citizen of Georgia.

Meanwhile, since there is no agreement between the United States, Russia and Georgia on the extradition of criminals, Shulaya will remain in the US, where he is to face criminal proceedings on charges of a series of grave crimes.

On June 19, about why Razden Pitersky may face 65 years of imprisonment in the US, and how the former authoritative representative of the ‘Russian’ organized crime, who became an informant to the FBI, helped him to go to jail in the exclusive material of The CrimeRussia.      

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