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  • 21.10.2019
Russian businessman detained in Nice
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21.10.2019

Russian businessman detained in Nice

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Senior Russian lawmaker and businessman Suleiman Kerimov has been arrested by French police at Nice airport in connection with a tax evasion case, an official at a French prosecutor's office says.
"He is being held for questioning in a case related to laundering of tax fraud proceeds," an official at the prosecutor's office said on Tuesday.
Kerimov is ranked by Forbes magazine as Russia's 21st wealthiest businessman, with a net worth of $US6.3 billion ($A8.8 billion).
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