U.S. national charged with fraud to remain in Russian detention
MOSCOW, September 28 (RAPSI) – The Moscow City Court has upheld detention of U.S. national George Hager charged with $7 million fraud, according to the court’s press service.
Hager will stay in jail until November 25. His appeal was dismissed.
Earlier, the Presnensky District Court of Moscow detained Hager and two other people involved in the case, Minkail Umayev and Fanil Sabiryanov.
The detainees allegedly misrepresented themselves as senior government officials offering potential clients to organize appointments to high-ranking positions at the Russian Federal Agency for Fishery for $7 million.