Client: the beneficiary of a commercial bank and a private pension fund, the beneficiary’s staff.
Purpose: Defense against charges of embezzlement of funds in the amount more than 8 billion rubles
1. The Interpol request of extradition of the beneficiary to the Russian Federation from the United Kingdom was declined; criminal prosecution was terminated.
2. The beneficiary’s team members were defended at the stage of preliminary investigation and in court against charges of fraud (Article 159 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation), misappropriation and embezzlement (Article 160 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation), extortion (Article 163 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation) and were released on appeal under the decision of the court of first instance.