Businessman, internationally wanted by Azerbaijan, arrested in Turkey

Businessman, internationally wanted by Azerbaijan, arrested in Turkey
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  • calendar-gray 17 March 2021

An Iranian businessman wanted by Azerbaijan through Interpol has been detained in Turkey, APA reports.

Iranian citizen Farzad Foroozanmehri, charged under Article 178 (fraud) of the Criminal Code of Azerbaijan, has been detained in Istanbul.

It is expected that he will be handed over to Azerbaijan in the upcoming future. 

According to media reports, Farzad Foruzanmehri sold the house of Azerbaijani citizen Orkhan Ismayilzade in Baku for 240,000 manats, took the money and fled the country.

Azerbaijan has put him on the wanted list through Interpol.

Saljug Elchin

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