French court of AIX-EN-Provence refused to arrest a Russian Senator Suleiman Kerimov and increased Deposit from 5 to 40 million euros, according to TASS.
The Senator will remain at large under recognizance not to leave.
Kerimov, was detained in nice in late November. In France, he is suspected of tax evasion and money laundering.
According to the French authorities, Kerimov illegally imported into the country 500-750 million euros and legalized them by buying real estate at an undervalue. As the Prosecutor of nice, Jean-Michel Pretre, the Senator has brought money into France in suitcases.
The Prosecutor’s office insisted on the conclusion of the Senator into custody. Karimov will remain in France until the end of the investigation, it is necessary several times a week to come to the police and to surrender his passport.