Detained in Russia, the American was convicted in the United States for trying to steal $10 thousand
Moscow. 5 Jan. INTERFAX.RU Paul Whelan — the U.S. citizen detained in Russia on suspicion of espionage activities — had previously been sentenced by a military Tribunal in the United States for attempting to steal funds, reported the Washington Post.
P. Willen while serving in Iraq on administrative positions in 2016 we are trying to assign $10 million of public funds, but was exposed.
In addition, P. Willan without sufficient money in their Bank account checks in the amount of $6 thousand, has been accused of other fraudulent transactions.
In this regard, P. Willan was sentenced by a military Tribunal, demoted in rank and dismissed from the armed forces, informs the newspaper.