Putin’s cellist friend moved millions through Swiss bank accounts – prosecutors

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By John Revill ZURICH (Reuters) – A concert cellist linked to Vladimir Putin moved millions through Swiss bank accounts without any proper checks, prosecutors will allege on Wednesday, in a case that highlights the murky financial dealings of Russia’s ruling elite. Four bankers are accused of helping Sergey Roldugin, a close friend of the Russian president according to the indictment, deposit millions of Swiss francs in Switzerland. They are due to appear at Zurich District Court on Wednesday accused of lacking diligence in financial transactions. Prosecutors allege they failed to do enough to…

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