Moscow lawyer detained for $104.000 fraud

Moscow lawyer detained for $104.000 fraud

Having received the money, the lawyer promised the three defendants would no longer be prosecuted.

Zaur Agaev, a lawyer from the Moscow region, was detained for fraud worth 7 million rubles ($104.000), MK reported.

The publication said that the lawyer convinced three persons accused of fraud to hand him the amount and promised they would no longer be prosecuted since he would influence the course of the investigation. The truth is, the lawyer had no say in the trial.

Agaev was detained as he was accepting the money from one of the accused, inside a Volkswagen Polo on Srednyaya Pervomayskaya Street. A criminal case was opened.

Agaev is a member of the Moscow Region Bar, the publication noted.

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