Five of the six Russian mafia leaders busted in Tarragona to be sent to prison

Catalan police arrested two days ago 6 supposed bosses of the Russian Mafia. The suspects have been sent immediately to the National Court of Spain where the instruction judge has sent five of them to jail and the other was released on parole.

CNA / Sarah Garrahan

June 18, 2010 03:56 PM

Madrid (CNA).- Judge Fernando Grande-Marlaska of the National Court of Spain has ordered five of the six suspected leaders of the Russian-Georgian mafia to be sent to prison on bail. The leaders were detained on Tuesday in the region of Camp de Tarragona after being accused of investing large amounts of money in brothels, restaurants, and hotels.
The bail amounts are between 20,000 – 100,000 euros. Salou business owner Juan Oyonate, the sixth suspected leader who contributed in the last local elections with the Municipal Democratic Group of Catalonia, was released on parole.