On Friday, 25 December, the Egyptian authorities extradited to Russia a citizen of the Russian Federation Svetlana Romanov, has been accused of fraud, reports the website of the Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation.
«According to investigators, in 2009, Romanova, under the pretext of a loan for the purchase of housing in the Moscow region has received from friends previously, citizens funds, totaling about 2.3 million rubles. However, not wanting to fulfill obligations on repayment of monetary funds disappeared», – stated in the official report.
In April 2015 Svetlana Romanova was declared in the Federal search and in may 2015 – on the international wanted list. In November it was discovered in Egypt, and the Prosecutor General’s office sent to Cairo the request for her extradition, which was satisfied in December.
Because of the lack of direct flights between Russia and Egypt extradition Romanova was carried out through the territory of the United Arab Emirates. The defendant was accompanied by employees FSIN of Russia and the Russian Bureau of Interpol.
Svetlana Romanova is accused of committing crimes under part 3, 4 of article 159 (fraud) of the criminal code. Criminal case is in manufacture of investigatory Department OMVD of Russia on area Prospect Vernadskogo Moscow.