Vladimir Gudkov, 18 January 2018
Former Investtorgbank management board chairman Vladimir Gudkov has been detained in Monaco on fraud charges, a law enforcement source told TASS.
“Former Investtorgbank management board chairman and shareholder Vladimir Gudkov has been detained in Monaco,” the official said, specifying that the detainee is charged with large-scale fraud.
The Russian Interior Ministry’s Main Directorate for Moscow confirmed the detention, but did not specify the banker’s name. “The former management board chairman and shareholder of a financial institution charged with large-scale fraud by the Central Investigation Department of the Russian Interior Ministry’s Main Directorate for Moscow was detained by law enforcement agencies of the Principality of Monaco. The issue of his extradition to Russia is currently pending,” a police official said.