Igor and Grichka Bogdanoff placed in custody for suspicion of fraud

The two brothers are heard by the police in Paris since Tuesday morning. Suspected of being involved in an alleged fraud case, they dispute the facts.

According to information from BFMTV, Igor and Grichka Bogdanoff were placed in custody on Tuesday on rogatory commission of an examining magistrate. As we have just learned from a judicial source, the latter has been seized of a judicial investigation of the head of “scam on vulnerable person and attempted fraud”. The famous twin brothers have been heard at the capital’s 16th arrondissement police station since this morning. According to their lawyer Edouard de Lamaze, they dispute the facts and say they are “victims”. “They discover this case,” he adds.

Last November, Igor Bogdanoff was placed under judicial supervision for “home invasion and minor damage to private property”. The former co-host of the cult program Time X was arrested by the Paris police after being introduced to the home of Julie Jardon, his former girlfriend. The latter had at the time announced to want to file a complaint against his ex-companion.

The Bogdanoff brothers made themselves known in the 1970s in France with their popular science broadcasts.

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