Prosecutor General's Office requested the UK to extradite Bedzhamov
The relevant request has already been sent to London by the supervisory authority.
The General Prosecutor's Office sent a request to the United Kingdom on extradition of bankrupted Vneshprombank co-owner Georgy Bedzhamov, who is charged with the theft of nearly 1 billion rubles.
As the press service of the supervisory authority told TASS, a document was prepared on February 1. "Through diplomatic channels the request is sent to the competent authorities of the UK," said the representative of the Office.
Previously, the CrimeRussia reported citing a source that Interpol excluded Bedzhamov from wanted list in November 2016. According to the informant, "the prosecution in the country-initiator of the search does not correspond to the goals and objectives of Interpol identified by the Constitution." Now, all the information about Georgy Bedzhamov will be removed from the Interpol database. In addition, the organization will send instructions to all the NCBs to remove all the information about the ex-banker from the database.
Vneshprombank co-owner Georgy Bedzhamov disappeared after the arrest in December 2015 of another co-owner of the bank, his sister Larisa Marcus. In January, the Central Bank revoked the license of Vneshprombank, when it found a 'hole' of 210 billion rubles.