Investigators request to extend Russian businessman Polonsky ’s detention Reviewed by Momizat on . [caption id="attachment_5532" align="alignnone" width="625"] Polonsky, who is the head of Potok Group, formerly Mirax, has been charged with fraud in absentia o [caption id="attachment_5532" align="alignnone" width="625"] Polonsky, who is the head of Potok Group, formerly Mirax, has been charged with fraud in absentia o Rating: 0

Investigators request to extend Russian businessman Polonsky ’s detention

Polonsky, who is the head of Potok Group, formerly Mirax, has been charged with fraud in absentia on March 29, 2014.

Polonsky, who is the head of Potok Group, formerly Mirax, has been charged with fraud in absentia on March 29, 2014.

Russian authorities have sought to extend the detention of Sergei Polonsky, a Russian real estate tycoon, the Russian news portal, Moskva 24, reported October 5.

“Investigators have filed a request to the Tverskoy District Court in Moscow demanding to extend the detention of the Russian businessman Sergei Polonsky, who was charged with embezzling more than RUB 5.7 bln from the Kutuzovskaya Milya residential community interest holders,” the media wrote.

Polonsky, who is the head of Potok Group, formerly Mirax, has been charged with fraud in absentia on March 29, 2014.

Reportedly, Cambodia extradited Polonsky to Russia in May 2015. In Russia, he was put under arrest following charges. Polonsky pleaded not guilty, according to the Russian Legal Information Agensy, RAPSI.

In June 2015, experts confirmed that Polonsky is sane. If convicted, he will spend years in prison, according to the media.

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