In Florida have detained the citizen of Russia Denis Sotnikov on charges of involvement in the securities fraud tens of millions of dollars and money laundering
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In Florida have detained the citizen of Russia Denis Sotnikov on charges of involvement in the securities fraud tens of millions of dollars and money laundering, according to the Commission on securities and stock exchanges (SEC) the USA and Federal prosecutors of the state of new Jersey, in the district court for which a complaint is initiated.
According to U.S. authorities, the centurions were in the country on a visa for entrepreneurs. The SEC estimated the damage from the actions Sotnikova in $ 26 million. According to the regulator, he urged American investors to buy bogus certificates of Deposit that were promoted via online advertising and fake sites, similar to the real pages of financial institutions.
the Scheme continued in 2014, victims of fraud were generally elderly. According to prosecutors, injured at least 70 people. The Minister says that the centurions were engaged in the laundering of funds related to the fraudulent scheme at $ 30 million.
Russian appeared in court in Fort Lauderdale (FL), he faces imprisonment for up to 20 years and a fine of not less than 500 thousand dollars. Part of the funds resulting from illegal actions could get a husband Withinikova Natalia mazitova living in Florida. Consulate General of the Russian Federation in new York have not yet received notification from us authorities about the detention of a Russian citizen, TASS was told in the Embassy.
Earlier this week it became known that on March 7, the FBI arrested at the airport in new York Russian Kirill Firsov on suspicion of involvement in the trade in stolen data of users of social networks. According to the American authorities, they were sold through online shopping posted on the online platform Deer.io, the Creator and owner of which is Firsov.