A Russian national, accused of large scale fraud, has been extradited from Germany to Russia
22 may 2019, 15:01
Today, by the request of the Prosecutor General’s Office of the Russian Federation, the competent authorities of the Federal Republic of Germany have extradited Ms. Natalia MADORSKAYA, Russian national, to Russia.
She is accused of the crime, stipulated in Art. 159 part 4 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (large-scale fraud).
According to the investigation, not later than in November 2011, in Saint Petersburg, Ms. MADORSKAYA and her accomplices worked out a criminal scheme for misappropriation of money belonged to citizens. She published advertisements in press, containing false information of alleged profits in the form of monthly interests under contracts on transfer savings to the Credit Consumer Cooperative “Soyuz finansovykh initsiativ” (Financial Initiatives Union).
From April 2012 till May 2014, Ms. MADORSKAYA at the office, acting on behalf of the above organization, concluded contracts on transfer of personal savings of citizens on terms of monthly payments to each person in the amount of from 2,3% of the sum transferred.
Thus, she received money from the victims amounted to more than 37 million roubles, which she did not return having disposed it at her own will.
Since Ms. MADORSKAYA had escaped from the investigation, her name was placed on the international wanted list.
In January 2019, she was arrested in Germany; the Prosecutor General’s Office of the Russian Federation requested her extradition with the purpose of prosecution.
Thanks to efficient consolidated actions of the Prosecutor General’s Office of the Russian Federation and the competent authorities of the Federal Republic of Germany, her extradition was granted.
Ms. Natalia MADORSKAYA has been convoyed to Moscow.