In the US, FBI agents detained four Russians on economic crimes charges.
This was reported by the Consulate General of the Russian Federation in New York on Monday, August 6, TASS news agency reported.
«Between August 1 and 3, the New York branch of Federal Bureau of Investigation [US] detained four Russian citizens over suspicion of money laundering and conspiracy to commit fraud. One of them was arrested in Boston and transferred to New York. Two others are in Los Angeles, the location of another one is being clarified, according to the Federal Bureau of Prisons,» - the report said.
One Russian was detained at the Boston airport at the time of boarding a plane to Zurich.
«He was taken to New York. FBI did not respond to Russian side, but the investigator said the man had been detained for a serious crime,» - the statement said.
As The Journalist reported, more than 10 000 Ukrainians are detained, arrested and convicted abroad.