MOSCOW, January 31 (RAPSI) – Moscow’s Basmanny District Court on Friday issued an arrest warrant for Dmitry Mints, the eldest son of tycoon Boris Mints, in absentia as part of an embezzlement case, RAPSI reports from the courtroom.

The case against the businessman and two his sons, Dmitry and Alexander, was opened in September 2019. In December, they were put on a wanted list. They are charged with large-scale embezzlement.

Investigators believe that the accused controlled a disputable deal on the retirement by the Financial Corporation Otkritie of O1 Group Finance 34 billion-ruble bonds two weeks prior to financial restructuring of the bank ordered by the Central Bank and appointment of temporary administration.

According to the RAPSI sources, the defendants live in the Commonwealth Countries.

Boris Mints is a founder of O1 Group company, former co-owner of the bank Otkritie and founder of the Museum of Russian Impressionism. His fortune has been estimated at more than $1 billion.