Spanish authorities froze the Bank accounts of hundreds of Russian citizens residing within the country, writes.
according to media reports, this was done due to the fact that they failed to explain the origin of their capital. The log indicates the source of the lawyer Gregorio Fuentes, explained that the law that allows authorities to require living in Spain foreigners documents about the origin of their capital, was passed in the country in 2010.
According to him, the story is about the capital invested in expensive property and Bank assets. The Government often freezes the accounts of those who did not respond to a request to provide information about the origin of the first two or three months, says Fuentes.
the lawyer drew attention to the selective approach of the authorities to this issue: Authorities, for example, do not require such documents " from a labor migrant, riding to work on the bike ". He confirmed that the Government has frozen the accounts of hundreds of immigrants from the former USSR ", but more precise information could not provide.
According to official data provided by the DW, by the beginning of 2015 in the country lived 65 thousand Russian citizens, and 90 thousand Ukrainians.