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Foreigner wanted for fraud extradited to Kyrgyzstan

A foreigner, who was on the international wanted list for serious fraud, was detained in Kazakhstan and extradited to Kyrgyzstan. Press service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic reported.

According to it, the employees of the National Central Bureau of Interpol in Kyrgyzstan on the basis of the decision of the Prosecutor General’s Office of the two countries convoyed from Kazakhstan to Kyrgyzstan a citizen of Germany Waldemar Asselborn, 1951, to prosecute for fraud.

He was placed in pretrial detention center of Bishkek Main Department of Internal Affairs.

In May 2013, Waldemar Asselborn, under the pretext of delivering equipment for the production of juices from Germany, took from a citizen of Kyrgyzstan $ 120,000 and left the country.

In early October 2016, the German citizen was detained at Almaty airport. Prior to the extradition procedure, the detainee was held in custody.