An American businessman Joseph Chetrit is accused of helping Ablyazov and Khrapunov launder $40 million.
The Court of Cassation of France has rejected Mukhtar Ablyazov's appeal against his extradition, bringing the extradition of the fugitive banker to Russia or Ukraine closer to reality.
The French Court of Cassation will pronounce its rule on the fate of the fugitive Kazakh billionaire Mukhtar Ablyazov on March 4.
Prosecutor General of Kazakhstan was not and is not negotiating extradition of Mukhtar Ablyazov from Russia, where he was ordered to be extradited by the French justice.
First Deputy Prosecutor General of Kazakhstan Iogan Merkel has declared that Kazakhstan was moving forward in the realm of extradition to and from Europe.
A French court authorised the extradition of exiled Kazakh oligarch Mukhtar Ablyazov to Russia and Ukraine, despite concerns over his safety.
Russian police arrests Alexander Potkin, a well-known nationalist, in connection with the BTA Bank embezzlement case worth $5 billion. French court restarts Ablyazov extradition hearings.
President of Ukraine Poroshenko announced that Ukraine would not cooperate with Russia in the case of fugitive Kazakh banker, who will be be extradited to either Ukraine or Russia.
Mukhtar Ablyazov’s former head of security Alexandr Pavlov has requested a political asylum in Spain.
London’s High Court has granted the motion of Kazakhstan's BTA Bank and ordered Mukhtar Ablyazov's lawyers to disclose information about the billionaire's assets.
The wife of Kazakh tycoon and former head of BTA bank Mukhtar Ablyzov was illegally deported to Kazakhstan, Italy's Court of Cassation rules.
Lawyers of Kazakh tycoon Mukhtar Ablyazov have filed a number of complaints against Aix-en-Provence judges.
Kazkommertsbank and Kazakh businessman Kenes Rakishev have completed the acquisition of BTA Bank from Samruk Kazyna Kazakhstan's national wealth fund.
Russian and Ukrainian representatives will be able to attend the court hearings in Lyon involving the former head of Kazakhstani BTA bank Mukhtar Ablyazov.
Great Britain has announced its decision to terminate the refugee status of a former Kazakhstan banker and minister accused of fraud and money laundering.
On Wednesday a French court of appeal blocked the extradition of exiled Kazakh oligarch Mukhtar Ablyazov, who wanted for embezzlement of around $6 billon in Kazakhstan, Russia and Ukraine.
Confiscation of property without a court verdict will only be used in cases against fugitive criminals and to fight illegal acquisition of property in Kazakhstan.
BTA Bank has welcomed the forthcoming extradition of its ex chairman Mukhtar Ablyazov from France.
Italy’s Foreign Minister Emma Bonino had a telephone talk with Mrs. Shalabayava to inform the latter that she would be issued a Shengen visa to enter the EU.
Aix-en-Provence court of France has postponed the hearing of the Ukrainian request of extradition of the former head of Kazakhstan's BTA Bank Mukhtar Ablyazov until December 12.
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