The high court of England and Wales sentenced a former Russian Senator and banker Sergey Pugachev to two years in prison and pay 75% of the costs of the plaintiffs. Pugachev is currently in France.
The court found Pugacheva guilty on 12 points. The main accusation was fleeing to France, while the British court forbade him to leave the Kingdom, and demanded to surrender their passports. In addition, he passed the mobile devices have not provided email addresses and showed more contempt.
The amount of judicial costs to be paid by Pugachev, has not been determined, but shall be not less than 500 thousand pounds, reports the BBC.
Against Pugachev are the cause of the Russian Agency for Deposit insurance (DIA) and the Russian authorities, claiming that he intentionally bankrupted «Mezhprombank». The banker in response filed a lawsuit in the Hague court and accused the government of misappropriation of its property.
In the summer of 2015 a British court has banned Pugachev to leave the country and ordered the arrest of his property. The banker went to France, claiming that he feared for his life. Shortly before his car was found the tracking device.
Mezhprombank lost the license and was declared bankrupt in late 2010 and in January 2011 was prosecuted. The consequence qualified actions are not installed at the time of Bank executives on criminal charges of «misconduct in bankruptcy and deliberate bankruptcy».
In 2011, ex-Senator from Tuva fled Russia, and in December 2013 was declared in the international search. With July 2014 in the High court of London is the legal process at the suit of the DIA.