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Prominent US investor Michael Calvey detained in Russia
« on: February 15, 2019, 08:30:52 PM »
Prominent US investor Michael Calvey detained in Russia

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Re: Prominent US investor Michael Calvey detained in Russia
« Reply #1 on: February 15, 2019, 10:20:22 PM »
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Re: Prominent US investor Michael Calvey detained in Russia
« Reply #2 on: February 15, 2019, 10:25:38 PM »

Sounds like the Russian government is going to repo another big business and it's assets.


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Re: Prominent US investor Michael Calvey detained in Russia
« Reply #3 on: February 17, 2019, 01:52:08 AM »
Who really cares about some big US investor company director? I don't!!

Most big investment companies are fiddling the taxes, sticking money in offshore accounts in their own countries let alone Russia.. Actually they are nearly all a bunch of bloody crooks along with most corporations..lol

Look at Amazon.. they pay **** all taxes, yet if it was you or me failing to pay a 5000 VAT return they would throw the book at you..but that's the way it always is for poor old Joe public..

Hope they prove him guilty and send him to a penal colony in Siberia.. :thumbsup:

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Re: Prominent US investor Michael Calvey detained in Russia
« Reply #4 on: February 17, 2019, 05:18:05 AM »
It looks like foreigners are getting caught up in the Russian crackdown on corruption - it was bound to happen. Given what I have seen elsewhere, I'd suspect that foreigners operating in Russia are probably more corrupt (when in Russia) than Russians are.

I'd expect to see more such cases - of course, it isn't first high profile case but it might be the first one where the Russians have been able to lay hands on a suspect rather than them fleeing the country first.
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