MOSCOW, October 2 – Novosti. Russia has extradited its citizen Are Abrahamsen, convicted of several crimes, including fraud, to Norway, Russian Interior Ministry spokeswoman Irina Volk told reporters.
“According to the information of the Norwegian side, the crimes were committed from 2005 to 2013. Eight episodes of fraud related to the sale of shares and investment activities were recorded. fraud. The amount of unpaid taxes amounted to about 1.2 million kroons,” Volk said.
She added that after the verdict of the court, Abrahamsen was notified of the need to serve the sentence. However, he did not appear at the place of deprivation of liberty. The Norwegian fled abroad, he was put on the international wanted list.
“The Prosecutor General’s Office of the Russian Federation granted the request of the Norwegian side to extradite Are Abrahamsen. Today, at the Sheremetyevo International Airport named after A.S. Pushkin, the officers of the NCB Department of Interpol of the Main Directorate of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia for the city of Moscow and the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia handed over the wanted person to representatives of the competent authorities of Norway,” – she noted.