Vietnam is to hand over Sergey Rachinstein, a businessman sentenced for tax fraud, to Lithuania on Thursday, the Prosecutor General's Office said.
Sergey Rachinstein
© DELFI / Tomas Vinickas

Rachinstein will be immediately sent to Lukiškės Remand Prison to serve his two-and-a-half year sentence.

Prosecutor General Evaldas Pašilis described the case, including the Lithuanian Supreme Court's precedent-setting ruling and the entire search and extradition process, as a significant victory for the Lithuanian justice system.

Rachinstein was sentenced for setting up a chain of sham companies on behalf of homeless individuals that helped him legalize close to €3 million and appropriate over €400,000 in VAT between 2000 and 2004.

BNS
It is prohibited to copy and republish the text of this publication without a written permission from UAB „BNS“.

Vilnius University up in world ranking


Vilnius University got 30 positions higher ranking in recently released QS World University...

Government in dispute over EU ambition to stop climate change

Members of the Lithuanian government will on Wednesday discuss whether the country should back an...

Justice Minister richest in terms of assets, Prime Minister among "poorest" (1)

Justice Minister Elvinas Jankevicius is the richest member of the Lithuanian government , having...

Four millionaires among Lithuanian lawmakers

There are four millionaires among Lithuanian lawmakers and they include Ramunas Karbauskis , leader...

President-elect: ruling parties putting pressure on Parliament speaker

The ruling parties are putting pressure on Speaker of the Seimas Viktoras Pranckietis , seeking his...