Cocaine contrabandist Moloko extradited from France to Russia

Cocaine contrabandist Moloko extradited from France to Russia

French authorities removed Russian citizen Stanislav Moloko, accused of contraband of not less than 10 kilograms of cocaine, from the country under the request of the Prosecutor General.

As Interfax reports with reference to an official representative of supervisory department of Aleksander Kurennoy, in 1997, Moloko entered into a conspiracy with other persons for organization of channel for contraband from Venezuela to Russia.

The same year Moloko sent to St. Petersburg furniture cargo with 10 kilograms of cocaine hidden inside. Furniture with cocaine passed customs in Pulkovo, but on departure the members of the organized criminal grouping were detained by field investigators of the Federal Security Service.

It is reported that Moloko managed to abscond from the investigation and leave Russia. In February, 1998 he was put on the federal wanted list, and in January of the 2001st — on international. Stanislav Moloko was detained in France in September of last year. It should be noted that the Prosecutor General’s office of the Russian Federation started to ask France to issue the smuggler a month later after his detention.



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