Accused of large scale swindle entrepreneur extradited from Germany to Russia
Businessman was on wanted list since 2015.
Russian entrepreneur Ivan Samokhvalov accused of large scale swindle is extradited from Germany at the request of the Prosecutor General’s Office of the Russian Federation.
Staff of National Central bureau of the Interpol of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia with assistance of Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia accompanied the entrepreneur on a travel home.
According to investigators, in 2010 Samokhvalov, having registered as an individual entrepreneur, for two years was abducting means by illegal compensation of the VAT from the budget of Russia.
In 2015 the Administration of the Ministry of Internal Affairs in Karelia (the malefactor acted in this region) put him on the wanted list. In November, 2016 Samokhvalov was detained in Germany. On Friday, February 3, satisfying the petition of the Prosecutor General’s Office of the Russian Federation for issue of the person involved in a case by the German competent authorities, he was extradited.
Attorney Dmitry Yakubovskiy got his nickname (General Dima) in the 1990s, when at age 28 he nearly became a General. Then he led the commission of the USSR Ministry of Defense in the Western Group of Forces in Germany. As a lawyer, he defended the interests of Solntsevskaya gang entrepreneurs Sergey Mikhailov (Mikhas) and Arnold Tamm (Spivakovsky), and today he is considered one of the richest people in Switzerland with a fortune of about $1 billion.