On August 2, Russian customs officers detained an employee of an American university at Moscow’s Vnukovo airport. His accuse in an attempt to illegally enter more than $100,000 into Russia, Baza reports.
We are talking about 71-year-old Akif Ibragimov. He passed through the green corridor after arrival. Cash dollars, which he did not declare, were found in his personal belongings.
On August 14, the information about the detention of Akif Ibragimov was handed over to the police by Vnukov’s customs officers. He may face a fine ranging from half to double the amount of undeclared funds.
Ibragimov is a chief researcher at the Institute of Oil and Gas Problems of the Russian Academy of Sciences, as well as an employee of the Texas Tech University. Investigators intend to find out the origin of a large amount of currency found in the possession of an elderly Russian scientist.
On July 5, an Israeli citizen, Nadezhda Andreeva (Katsir), was detained at Vnukovo airport, who came to Russia for the funeral of her mother, who tragically died in an accident in Yakutia. She collaborated with an organization recognized in Russia as “undesirable”.