Hearing for Russian accused in Juicy Fields case postponed


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Feb 20, 2019

Sergei Berezin/Paul Bertholz sat in the 15 April 2024 deportation hearing at the Supreme Court of Justice in the shorts and flip flops he was in when arrested in the Bayahibe beach town. European authorities have requested his deportation accusing him of being part of an alleged pyramid scheme that resulted in hundreds of thousands of victims in Spain, Germany, France, the United Kingdom, Netherlands, United States, Colombia, Venezuela and Mexico.

The hearing that would decide on preventive custody and the request for deportation to Spain was postponed for Thursday, 18 April 2024.

The arrest of the Russian in the beach town of Bayahibe reportedly was part of a joint investigation conducted by several European law enforcement authorities, supported by Europol and Eurojust, that culminated in the arrest of the Russian in the Dominican Republic and eight other suspects around the...

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