In the United States, FBI agents arrested four Russian citizens suspected of money laundering for the purpose of fraud. This is stated in the message of the Russian Consulate in new York on his Twitter page.
“In the period from 1 to 3 August 2018, the new York office of the Federal Bureau of investigation United States were arrested four Russian citizens on suspicion of money laundering and conspiracy to commit fraud”, – stated in the message.
Russian Consulate added that one of them was arrested in Boston and transferred to new York. Two are in Los Angeles, the location of the fourth is unknown.
We will remind, Washington has arrested the Russian Maria Butina on charges of espionage. According to the indictment, 2015 Butina worked for top-ranking officials of the Russian government, which had previously been a member of the Parliament of the Russian Federation.