Prosecutor General’s office of Russia sent a request to Ukraine on the extradition of the owner of “Pushkino Bank” Oleksii Aliakin. Earlier Alyakin, who was on the international wanted list for fraud was detained in Odesa region. Kommersant reports this.
‘Oleksii Aliakin was detained by the officers of SBU as an individual who was in the wanted list of the Interpol, he was placed under pre-extradition arrest by court order after the Russia MIA sent the confirmation of his tracing,’ the outlet notes.
The results of the examination of the request for extradition are as yet unknown.
Oleksii Aliakin is accused of embezzlement of $9.2 million from “Pushkino Bank” from the September of 2011 until the August of 2012. He jointly with his classmate, Deputy Head of Administration Denis Hontarev created the scheme of illegal withdrawal of money by issuance of loans to fake legal persons. The bank was deprived of the license on September 30, 2013.