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Russian billionaire Kerimov acquitted

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AIX-en-PROVENCE – The Russian billionaire Soeleiman Kerimov is in France, acquitted of money laundering and may be out of the country. That is a big disappointment for the French Public prosecution in this politically sensitive case. This puts an end to the accusations against Kerimov. This is very good news for him and a great legal victory,” responded Jacqueline Laffont, one of his lawyers.

Soeleiman Kerimov

The public prosecutors betichtten Kerimov of laundering the money he had obtained by fraud in the purchase of real estate. It went to luxury villas on the Côte d’azur with a total value of hundreds of millions of euros. The lawsuit was perceived in Russia as a witch hunt on wealthy tycoons with good connections in the Kremlin.

The officer of justice, called the ruling , and,surprisingly,” but wanted to continue to not address it. He first wants to the judgment, that has not been made public, study. There is still a possibility of recourse to the highest court. Kerimov was in november arrested when he was in Nice from his privévliegtuig got. He came out on bail free but if France does not leave.

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