Following his dramatic arrest on Koh Rong off the coast of Sihanoukville on Monday, wanted Russian oligarch Sergei Polonsky was on Tuesday transported to Phnom Penh’s PJ Prison to await extradition to Moscow, where he will stand trial on multimillion-dollar embezzlement charges. Mr. Polonsky, 41, who was last week added to Interpol’s list of most-wanted criminals for “large scale fraud,” was arrested on Koh Rong shortly before noon after evading capture for several hours with the help of several companions. He was transported to Phnom Penh on Monday evening and held at the Interior Ministry overnight. [caption id=”attachment_46930″
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