New details of the sensational case. Several former and current officials of Monaco charged in the case against Russian billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev.
The prosecution presented a former government adviser on internal Affairs Masserano the Floor, Christophe Even the head of the police of Monaco in the investigation of criminal offences, as well as his Deputy Patrick Fusari.
They are accused of trading in influence, passive corruption and violation of investigation secrecy. All these people are on the case, the defendant is Rybolovlev.
On the eve of the former Minister of justice of Monaco Narmino Philip brought charges of corruption in the investigation of the case.
Rybolovlev is a Russian businessman and former beneficial owner of Uralkali in 1990-2000-ies, 2010 – the controlling shareholder of Bank of Cyprus, 2011 – the main owner of French football club “Monaco”.
On 6 November, Russian billionaire detained for questioning. He is suspected of corruption and trading in influence and complicity in these crimes. On site or in the office of the oligarch carried out searches during which the seized documents, mobile phones and computers. Investigators Rybolovlev asked about six questions, and then released under recognizance not to leave.
In September 2017 in the French press published the correspondence with the attorney Rybolovlev Tatiana Bersheda. From correspondence followed that Rybolovlev used his connections in law enforcement and judicial authorities of Monaco to influence the investigation, which is conducted for his claim to Bouvier. Narmino Minister resigned after it became known that Rybolovlev was regularly invited him to his estate in Switzerland.
Rybolovlev accused Bouvier in unreasonable overestimate of the prices on sold 37 paintings by artists of the early XX century, worth about 1 billion euros.
Narmino Minister resigned after it became known that Rybolovlev was regularly invited him to his estate in Switzerland.
The U.S. Treasury has included Rybolovlev in the so-called “the Kremlin list” – close to the Russian President’s entourage, against which the U.S. government can impose sanctions.