Agents nab Russian wanted in the U.S. on US$5.0M bank fraud
Santo Domingo.- Local agents assigned to Interpol and the National Investigations Department (DNI) arrested Russian national Aleksandr Andreevich Panin, 24, wanted in the U.S. and other nations on alleged bank fraud via the Web.
He was flown to the state of Georgia, for arraignment in connection with a scam of around US$5.0 million.
Police said the foreigner, who was escorted aboard Delta Airlines flight 324 in the custody of U.S. federal agents, had an outstanding warrant from Interpol, for allegedly using the Web to scam various banks.
The Russian national reportedly forms part a dangerous network which rips-off banks via internet.