MOSCOW, April 17 (RAPSI) – Russian citizen Yunus Valiyev charged with embezzling over 236 million rubles (about $4 million) has been extradited from Germany, the Prosecutor General’s Office reports Tuesday.

According to investigators, Valiyev working in Gazprombank in the capital of Dagestan, Makhachkala, issued ghost auto loans using forged documents. The money was transferred to members of a gang involving the defendant. In total, they embezzled 236.3 million rubles.

In April 2016, a court in Makhachkala ordered detention of escaped Valiyev. Following the court order the defendant was put on the wanted list. In November 2016, he was arrested in Germany.