Extradited from Malaysia Russian charged with embezzlement from banks

Extradited from Malaysia Russian charged with embezzlement from banks

Employees of the FSB delivered expelled from Malaysia at the request of the Russian side accused for fraud amounting to 4.4 million rubles ($73.500) resident of Cheboksary.⁠

The Investigation Department of the FSB Directorate in Chuvashia brought charges against 31-year-old Artem Isaev, deported from Malaysia, for three episodes of Swindling in the Sphere of Lending (parts 2 and 3 of Article 159.1 of the Criminal Code), Kommersant reports.

According to the criminal case initiated by the FSB in Chuvashia in April 2014 he is charged with creating a criminal group that stole more than 4.4 million rubles from banking institutions with state participation in the period from 2012 to 2013.

The criminal group, according to investigators, also included the elder brother of Isaev. Using fraudulent documents with false information, the brothers illegally obtained loans from banks.

April 8, 2015 the Leninsky District Court Cheboksary recognized the elder brother of the fraudster in the swindling in the sphere of credit and sentenced him to 1 year and 8 months of the colony settlement.

The investigative role in the criminal group of Artem Isaev himself became known only when he was already outside Russia. After that, he was declared internationally wanted, and the investigation in his criminal case was suspended.

However, the court chose a preventive measure in the form of arrest in absentia against him. According to Kommersant, after the transfer to Cheboksary, the accused, who was previously convicted of drug trafficking, was placed in the pre-trial detention center in accordance with the preventive measure chosen earlier.

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