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MOSCOW, March 16 (Itar-Tass) —— The Russian Prosecutor General’s Office has requested the United Kingdom for extradition of ex-Bank of Moscow President Andrei Borodin, Office spokesperson Marina Gridneva told Itar-Tass on Friday.
“Andrei Borodin put on the international wanted list in November 2011 is staying in the UK. Therefore the Russian Prosecutor General’s Office has requested the UK for his extradition,” she said.
Gridneva said that Borodin was suspected of fraudulent operations with the Bank of Moscow loan to the Premier Estate Company. The Russian Interior Ministry’s Investigation Department is investigating the case.
The Russian Prosecutor’s Office agreed to the international search for Borodin and ex-Bank of Moscow Vice-President Dmitry Akulinin in November 2011. They were declared suspects in September 2011.
“The Moscow Tverskoy District Court authorized the arrest of Borodin and Akulinin in May 2011,” Gridneva said.