Former director of Belarusian metallurgical works who stole $1 million is detained


One of the former directors of the Belarusian metallurgical works has been detained in Donetsk Region of Ukraine. He has been wanted by the international police since 2004. Members of the department for fighting organized crime of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and of the International Police Bureau in Ukraine took part in the operation. According to UNIAN, the detained and his accomplice forged documents when his was the director of the enterprise. They managed to transfer almost 1 million dollars to the address of a limited liability company. Then the money was transferred to Lithuanian bank accounts where the criminals cashed them.

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