Suleiman Kerimov’s aide comments on new investigation in France
Russian senator Suleiman Kerimov, who is accused of tax evasion in France, is currently in Moscow and his lawyers will file an appeal, his aide Alexei Krasovsky said.
"Suleiman Kerimov is at his workplace in Moscow. His attorneys will challenge these illegal and unfounded accusations," TASS cited Krasovsky as saying.
Prosecutor of Nice Jean-Michel Pretre said earlier that prosecutors in the French city of Nice have launched a new investigation against Russian businessman and senator Suleiman Kerimov on charges of collusion in a large-scale tax evasion
The court’s session was held on Tuesday evening and the senator paid a 20-mln euro bail. According to the prosecutor, Kerimov was in France. yesterday