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A former adviser to the Chairman of the Board of JSC “Bank RBK” Zhomart Yertayev has asked for Russian citizenship. About it reports “RIA Novosti”.
Banker, declared internationally wanted by Kazakhstan on charges of fraud, was arrested on may 8 in Moscow field investigators of criminal investigation Department together with fighters of special forces.
On 11 may he was taken in Presnensky court of Moscow, where he extended the period of detention up to 13th. The judge, explaining his decision, said that the reason for the extension was the need to wait for “more evidence, including results of the application yertav about citizenship of Russia”.
Protection yertav told the court that Yertayev have made international business trips, have not disappeared after it had been declared internationally wanted, has not been delayed, he has filed documents for obtaining Russian citizenship.
In may 2017 Zhomart Yertayev and its affiliates acquired a controlling stake of JSC “Troika-D Bank”, and the transaction was approved by the Central Bank of the Russian Federation. If the buyer was wanted, the purchase would not have taken place. The Prosecutor’s office of Kazakhstan said that Yertayev declared in the international wanted list in 2014, is currently with the Kazakh Supervisory authority is removed.
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