The Prosecutor General’s Office of the Russian Federation has succeeded in extradition of Mr. Artyom VOLOSHIN, accused of organization of unlawful banking transactions to the amount of more than 4 billion roubles, from Serbia

04 july 2018, 16:18

Today, on July 4, 2018, Mr. Artyom VOLOSHIN, born in 1983, has been extradited from Serbia to Russia. He is accused of the crimes stipulated in Art. 172 part 2”b” (effecting of banking activity (banking operations) without registration or without special permission (license) in cases when such permission (license) is mandatory, associated with extraction of income in especially large amount) of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation.

According to the investigation, in 2001, Mr. VOLOSHIN worked up and implemented a scheme aimed at extraction of income from unlawful banking transactions through settlement accounts of organizations with the use of the “Bank-Client” system. From April 2011, till September 2014, he organized utilization of more than 4 billion 661 million roubles of cashless funds, accumulated in accounts of sham companies. Unlawful banking transactions involving the above funds resulted in extraction of income in especially large amount.

In September 2014, the Abakan City Court of the Khakass Republic issued an arrest warrant for Mr. VOLOSHIN who had been escaped from the investigation; the accused was declared wanted.

After the fugitive had been arrested in Serbia in March 2018, the Prosecutor General’s Office of the Russian Federation submitted a request for his extradition with the purpose of prosecution.

In May 2018, the Serbian party granted extradition of Mr. VOLOSHIN.

Today, Artyom VOLOSHIN has been brought to the Russian Federation convoyed by Russian law-enforcement agents.

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