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In the United States detained a Russian: he is accused of damage to investors for $ 26 million

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) accused the Russian 36-year-old Denis Sotnikov of fraud and money laundering. According to the regulator, the damage to investors amounted to $ 26 million. The Russian is in the United States on a visa for entrepreneurs, reports Merchant.

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The prosecutor's office in New Jersey said that the Russian was detained and brought to trial. The ministry’s report claims that Mr. Sotnikov is accused of laundering part of the funds in the $ 30 million fraud case, where at least 70 people go through with victims. According to authorities, the man was selling fake certificates of deposit to American investors. On this charge, he faces up to 20 years in prison and a fine of at least $ 500 thousand.

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The SEC claims that Mr. Sotnikov, with the help of controlled companies, tricked American investors with the help of online advertising and “fake websites similar to the official pages of legitimate financial organizations.” The Russian allegedly urged investors to buy fictitious securities. It is assumed that he could transfer part of the funds to his wife Natalya Mazitova, who lives in Florida.

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According to SEC, the scheme has been operating since 2014. According to the regulator, mostly from the actions of Sotnikov elderly people suffered. The Office estimated the damage at $ 26 million, a lawsuit against the Russian sued in New Jersey, writes RBC.

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