29 August 2016, 14:05

US accuses Sergey Mironov of attempt of illegal arms export

Russian citizen Sergey Mironov is charged under several articles of the Criminal Code of the United States. Earlier, he has been put on the international wanted list. This is reported by the press service of the Armenian police on Monday.

The "Caucasian Knot" has reported that Russian citizen Sergey Mironov, working as a programmer in a Russian-Belarusian company, was detained in Yerevan on August 26. He faces extradition to the US on the charge of illegal transfer of technologies and money laundering in the amount of 50,000 US dollars. Today, the Yerevan court is to consider the case. The detainee's advocate has stated that he did not found his client's name in the international wanted lists.

"On May 11, 2016, Sergey Mironov was put on the international wanted list by the US law enforcement bodies," report the Armenian police as quoted today by the agency "Interfax-South".

It is also noted that the US side charges Sergey Mironov under Articles 371 and 3155 of Chapter 18 of the US Criminal Code (preliminary agreement on violation of arms export controls), Paragraph b of Part 2 of Article 2778 of Chapter 22 and Paragraph c of Article 2 and 3551 of Chapter 18 (attempt to violate the law on the control of arms export), Subparagraphs h and a of Article 1956 of Chapter 18 and Article 3551 (preliminary agreement on money laundering), Part 2 of Paragraph a of Article 1956 of Chapter 18 and Article 3551 (money laundering).

Full text of the article is available on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’.

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