The Berlin public prosecutor’s office is investigating suspected real estate fraud with Russian properties worth millions.
Berlin – The Berlin public prosecutor’s office is investigating suspected real estate fraud with Russian properties worth millions.
A spokesman for the authority confirmed a corresponding report on Friday on request mirror.
According to this, a 69-year-old dentist from Berlin and his Ukrainian lover are said to have sold four Russian state-owned properties in Berlin last year without the country’s embassy noticing.
According to the report, the doctor is said to have pretended to be a Kremlin representative and carried out the sales with allegedly forged powers of attorney.
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According to Spiegel, the properties had a total value of around 13.5 million euros. It was not initially known to whom the areas were sold.
It was not until March 2022 that the Russian Embassy found out about the illegal sales and called in the Foreign Office. The public prosecutor’s office had temporarily confiscated the land and frozen most of the purchase price, it said.