June 26, 2009
by Matt Glenn
Self-exiled Russian business tycoon Boris Berezovsky was found guilty of fraud in absentia Thursday by a Moscow regional court. The court found that Berezovsky and his business associate Yuli Dubov embezzled $4.5 million from their LogoVAZ car dealership. The charges, filed last November under ...[read more]
November 25, 2008
by Christian Ehret
Russia's Prosecutor General's Office on Tuesday announced the indictment of exiled business tycoon Boris Berezovsky for fraud and money laundering. The charges, filed under the Russian Criminal Code, stem from a deal arranged between Russian car manufacturers AvtoVAZ and LogoVAZ that left 5... ...[read more]
March 20, 2008
by Caitlin Price
The Russian Office of the Prosecutor-General has opened a criminal investigation into allegations that exiled business tycoon Boris Berezovsky falsely claimed the country's secret service had targeted him for assassination, an office spokesperson told the Itar-Tass news agency Thursday. Prosecut... ...[read more]
February 4, 2008
by Michael Sung
The Moscow City Court on Monday rejected the appeal of exiled business tycoon Boris Berezovsky. Berezovsky has been sentenced to six years in prison, after being found guilty last November of embezzling 214 million rubles from Russian national airline Aeroflot. Berezovsky was tried in absentia, ...[read more]
November 29, 2007
by Joshua Pantesco
A Russian court Thursday found exiled business tycoon Boris Berezovsky guilty of embezzling 214 million rubles from Russian national airline Aeroflot. The court sentenced him to six years in prison, though prosecutors had asked for nine years. Berezovsky was tried in absentia, as he now resides ...[read more]
October 22, 2007
by Leslie Schulman
Russian prosecutors will push for a nine-year prison sentence for exiled business tycoon Boris Berezovsky in connection with charges that he embezzled millions from the Russian national airline Aeroflot, a lawyer appointed to Berezovsky's case said Monday. Berezovsky, who has been residing in t... ...[read more]
August 10, 2007
by Michael Sung
Lawyers representing exiled business tycoon Boris Berezovsky filed an appeal Friday against the latest arrest warrant issued by a Moscow district court on allegations that Berezovsky embezzled $13 million in credit funds from a bank he formerly owned. The court has also ordered the seizure of ...[read more]
August 7, 2007
by Brett Murphy
The Basmanny District Court in Moscow issued a new arrest warrant Tuesday for exiled business tycoon Boris Berezovsky on charges that he allegedly embezzled an additional $13 million in credit funds from SBS-Agro Bank, which he then owned, to purchase real estate in southern France. The UK has ...[read more]
July 30, 2007
by Leslie Schulman
Russian prosecutors have brought fresh embezzlement charges against exiled business tycoon Boris Berezovsky, a lawyer appointed to Berezovsky's case said Monday. The charges assert that in 1997 Berezovsky took part in a $13 million scheme to embezzle credit funds from SBS-Agro Bank, which he t... ...[read more]
July 13, 2007
by Gabriel Haboubi
The Brazilian federal court has issued an arrest warrant for exiled business tycoon Boris Berezovsky on charges of money laundering, Russian state news agency Itar-Tass reported Friday. Brazil also asked Interpol to issue an international arrest warrant. The case is related to a Berezovsky-linked ...[read more]

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