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Kyrgyzstan asks Russia to extradite Finiko pyramid scheme participant

Kyrgyzstan asks Russia to extradite a member of Finiko pyramid scheme, arrested by the Basmanny District Court of Moscow. Telegram channel of the Prosecutor General’s Office of the Russian Federation reports.

It is noted that the 53-year-old citizen of the Kyrgyz Republic is on the international wanted list.

«According to the investigators, she was a regional representative and a member of a criminal group created in 2019 in Kazan to steal money from citizens under the guise of providing financial services — the Finiko pyramid scheme,» the statement says.

In 2020-2021, accomplices deceived more than 100 citizens in Kyrgyzstan for a total of $1.2 million.

The Prosecutor General’s Office of Russia also intends to demand the extradition of Edvard Sabirov, one of the organizers of this pyramid scheme, who was detained by Interpol in the UAE.

It became known at the end of April 2022 that employees of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia and the Russian National Guard detained six leaders and active participants of Finiko pyramid scheme.

Earlier, the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic informed that criminal cases had been opened on the facts of the activities of pyramid schemes: Mega Invest, Eliza Ui Buyumdary, Asyl Aiymdar, Finiko, Five Winds Asset Management, Ordo-Muras, Aruke, Zhurok-Zhurok, Balykchy Yntymagy, Appi Travels, Almaz Auto, El Birimdik, Nwork, Questro Word, OK Platform and others.