Former Chelsea player Rati Aleksidze arrested in Germany for ‘gang-related investment fraud’

A former Chelsea striker played a possible minor role in a global investment crime gang, according to prosecutors investigating a cyber scam worth “billions”. Rati Aleksidze was temporarily held under a European arrest warrant in March.

German prosecutors told Telegraph Sport he is suspected of playing “at most” a minor role in the Tbilisi-based conspiracy accused of defrauding hundreds of thousands of investors. Officers believe fraudulent investment websites and cryptocurrency platforms being run by the gang have run up “damages in the billions”, according to German reports.

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Source: MSN News