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Former prosecutor to remain in custody until March 4

14:12 03/11/2011

MOSCOW, November 3 - RAPSI, Igor Petrushov. A court extended until March 4, 2012 the custody of former Moscow Region prosecutor Dmitry Urumov, accused of taking bribes from an owner of illegal casino network, his attorney Yury Mikhailov told the Russian Legal Information Agency (RAPSI) on Thursday.

Uncovered several months ago, the high-profile Moscow regional illegal casino scandal incited a public uproar. Businessman Ivan Nazarov allegedly operated illegal casinos in 15 towns across the region. According to the law enforcement authorities, several high-ranking officials of prosecutor's offices and the Interior Ministry were involved in the casino operation, which generated between $5 million and $10 million in revenue monthly.

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Former prosecutor to remain in custody until March 4

14:12 03/11/2011 A court extended until March 4, 2012 the custody of former Moscow Region prosecutor Dmitry Urumov, accused of taking bribes from an owner of illegal casino network.
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