Investigators seek detention of businessman Baturin in fraud attempt case
MOSCOW, July 2 (RAPSI) – Investigators have filed a motion with the Basmanny District Court of Moscow seeking to put businessman Viktor Baturin charged with attempted fraud until September 1, the court’s press service has told RAPSI.
The entrepreneur denies guilt.
Baturin was arrested on July 1. He is the elder brother of Elena Baturina, the widow of late ex-mayor of Moscow Yury Luzhkov and one of the richest women in Russia. Earlier, the Baturins headed Inteco construction company.
In 2011, Moscow’s Presnensky District Court found Baturin guilty of fraud when selling premises in Moscow and sentencedd him to a 3-year suspended term and a 300,000-ruble fine ($4,000).