Bulgaria allowed extradition of Russian wanted by Interpol

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MOSCOW, 25 Nov – A district court in Varna has allowed the extradition of a Russian who has been put on the international wanted list by Interpol at the request of a court in St. Petersburg, the Bulgarian court said in a statement.
“The Varna District Court allowed the extradition of a 58-year-old Russian citizen Vladimir B. The St. Petersburg judicial authorities demanded his arrest and extradition, and in 2017 he was put on the international wanted list by Interpol,” the court said in a statement.
According to the court’s statement, the 58-year-old Russian was detained in Varna in October. It is noted that in Russia he was accused of embezzlement of someone else’s property on an especially large scale.
“He was charged that he created conditions for the illegal alienation and transfer of rights to property belonging to the Institute of Architectural and Construction Planning in favor of the company, of which he was a director. According to Interpol, the amount of damage inflicted on the Russian Federation amounted to 305 million rubles. “, – noted in the statement of the court.

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