` Extradition of Businessman `Dmitry Firtash ‘ from `Austria to United States ‘Expected to Take Place in May ‘

#AceFinanceNews- VIENNA – April 30 – Decision to extradite businessman Dmitry Firtash from Austria to the United States is expected in May, according to Deutsche Welle , with reference to the District Court of Vienna.

Firtash is the head of the board of Group DF group of companies and of the Federation of Employers of Ukraine. Lawyer businessman in court will act former Minister of Justice of Austria Dieter Bemdorfer.

As the U.S. Department of Justice, Firtash threatens conclusion for several decades for the creation of a criminal group and money laundering, the maximum combined sentence for the crimes he is charged with is 50 years.

Firtash suspected of forming a criminal group and bribing local officials in one of the states of India, as well as representatives of the central authorities.

DEUTSCHE WELLE – GAZETA – BBC

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` Ukrainian Oligarch `Dmitry Firtash ‘ Arrested in Vienna – Reports

#AceFinanceNews – Austria has arrested one of Ukraine’s richest men, Dmitry Firtash, at the request of the US, which has been investigating him since 2006, Reuters reported, citing government sources.

The Federal Crime Agency on Thursday identified the suspect only as Dmitry F., 48, but government sources said it was Firtash.

“Based on years of investigations by the US FBI and an arrest warrant issued by a US federal district court, Vienna prosecutors issued a national order to detain the businessman,” the agency said.

He was suspected of bribery and forming a criminal organization in the course of foreign business deals.

There was no immediate confirmation from the FBI or US Justice Department.

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