As Monaco owner Dimitri Rybolovlev charged

A Monaco magistrate has filed charges against Dimitri Rybolovlev, the Russian tycoon who owns AS Monaco football club. The charges follow a probe into suspected corruption, money laundering and other alleged crimes. Three other people were also charged.

The others charged included a lawyer for Rybolovlev, Tetiana Bersheda and the wife and son of a former Monaco justice minister.

The charges, were not detailed by the Monaco prosecutor, Sylvie Petit-Leclair, who was speaking to the Washington Times.

Police are also conducting searches and questioning people, she said, again without providing details.