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Gal Barak Extradition – Former Serbian supporters and employees deliver evidence for fraud and money laundering

Last updated on November 4, 2019

The thriller about the extradition of the Israeli scammer Gal Barak from Bulgarian to Austria continues. Uwe Lenhoff, one of Barak’s partners, has been in custody since the beginning of the year and is waiting for the trial. Israeli Gery “Gabi” Shalon and Russian Vladislav “Vlad” Smirnov are also the subjects of investigations by the authorities in the United States and Europe. They and their Israeli friends and lawyers have organized the DDoS attacks in recent. They want to prevent further articles about the Israeli scam scene in general and Barak in particular. For almost 8 weeks the sites of FinTelegram have been under permanent DDoS fire.

Extradition Proceedures, protection payments, and new evidence

The next Court meeting in Sofia to decide on the extradition of Barak is scheduled for Nov 4, 2019. However, Barak told his friends that he is paying a sufficient amount of protection money to the respective Court people and the prosecution office that the extradition most likely will not happen. As a matter of fact, Barak has made political friends in Bulgaria over the last couple of weeks as you can see from the picture above showing him with the Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov and the Rabbi of Sofia, Yosef Salamon.

Now, however, the extradition of Gal Barak could occur despite the ongoing DDoS attacks. Former Serbian partners and employees have handed over numerous documents about Gal Barak and his cybercrime organization to the Austrian Embassy in Belgrade. Plenty of evidence was neatly structured and stored on a USB stick.

FinTelegram was present when the evidence was handed over and was allowed to photograph the USB stick. The documents on the USB stick should contain internal documents from the cybercrime organization of Barak, Shalon, Lenhoff, and Smirnov as well as documents about the cash flow to the offshore companies.

Israelis still party and scam in Belgrade

In addition, former Serbian partners and employees should also be prepared to provide appropriate affidavits to the Austrian/German court. In Serbia, around 7,000 Israelis worked in the Boiler Rooms at the peak of the Binary Options Scam. They were famous for their parties and coke consumption. Thousands of Israelis still live and work in the scammer scene in Belgrade.

The evaluation will probably take a while, but then nothing should stand in the way of Gal Barak and his wife Marina Barak (formerly Marina Andreeva) being delivered.

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