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Russia has extradited to Norway a Norwegian man convicted of a major fraud, said the official representative of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation Irina Volk, reports MK.

According to Volk, Norwegian citizen Are Abrahamsen was declared wanted through the channels of Interpol. He committed a number of financial crimes in Norway and was convicted of fraud, grand theft and providing false information about a commercial company.

The crimes were committed between 2005 and 2013. There are eight proven episodes related to stock sales and investment activities. The convicted Norwegian law enforcement authorities are charged with embezzlement of about 25 million kroner. 

The wanted man was handed over to the Norwegian authorities at Sheremetyevo airport.

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