The Russian Embassy asked France to transfer Alexander Vinnik to house arrest

The Russian embassy despatched a word to the French International Ministry asking them to transfer Alexander Vinnik, suspected of laundering at the least $ four billion by means of the BTC-e bitcoin alternate, to house arrest, studies RT with reference to the Russian ambassador to France, Alexei Meshkov. Earlier, the court docket denied this safety to Vinnik.

On the finish of March, Russian diplomats demanded to guarantee correct monitoring of the well being of the accused, who's presently being detained in France.

“Having acquired no response, on April 14 they despatched a word to the French International Ministry demanding the French judicial authorities to take into account transferring Vinnik to house arrest and confirmed their readiness to present for for these functions the condo owned by the Russian Federation ", - Meshkov’s letter says.

On March 25, the court docket refused to transfer Vinnik to house arrest, since, in accordance to the decide, he didn't fall into the class of “not notably critical” crimes, and due to this fact couldn't go away jail in reference to the coronavirus pandemic.

Vinnik's legal professionals have already appealed the choice.

Recall in January a French court docket left extradited from Greece Russian citizen in custody, and later rejected enchantment enchantment.

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