The U.S. justice Department announced the names of the detained Russians
WASHINGTON, Aug 7 — RIA Novosti. Five men arrested by FBI on the case of major fraud, among which there are at least four Russians named Maxim Severin, Stanislav Lissitzky, Alexey Livadny, Nikolay Tupikin and Cyril Deduces, told RIA Novosti the representative of the US Department of justice Nicole Navas Oxman. According to her, Severina detained on July 30 in Boston, Lissitzky, Livadny and Tupikin — first of August, and Deducive the next day.
She did not specify the nationality of the detainees. Earlier, the Consulate General reported that the FBI arrested four Russian citizens on suspicion of money laundering and conspiracy to commit fraud.
The mission sent a request to the FBI with a request to provide access to the detainees. Response time to the request of the regulated agreement between the two countries is three days. The period within which access should be granted at the discretion of the American side. Official contacts with the investigative authorities of the USA not yet been.
In Consulate General of Russia in new York, RIA Novosti reported that he learned about the arrest of one of the Russians from his relatives in early August, when he tried to fly from Boston to Zurich.
The Embassy said that he is closely watching the situation. The Embassy asked the state Department for clarification.
“Requested information on the whereabouts of the arrested. Are working to establish direct contact with detainees to ensure respect for their legal rights. If necessary, provide them with consular assistance,” — said in the message.
In late July, the U.S. justice Department said that 25 people, including seven Russians, accused of major fraud in the sale of cars.