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C. had published to prosecutors in Monaco that Bouvier and Tania Rappo had a joint checking account within the principality. in accordance with the police, this prompt a potential conspiracy to launder the proceeds of the artwork revenues. through the years, Rappo’s commissions had amounted to greater than 100 million cash. H. S. B. C. later admitted that this was once a mistake: the identify at the account used to be Jacques Rappo, Tania’s husband, yet Tania used to be drawn into the research. She was once arrested in her house. policewomen walked in whereas she was once having a therapeutic massage. Rappo observed the identify of Rybolovlev’s daughter and belief beneﬁciary Ekaterina at the warrant. “I had an inside calm,” she informed me. A 12 months prior, nearly to the day, Elena Rybolovleva have been arrested in Cyprus for allegedly stealing a diamond ring that Rybolovlev stated belonged to him. the costs have been dropped, yet Rappo had interpreted the incident as an act of intimidation to hasten the of entirety of the undefined’ divorce. (It was once settled in October, for an undisclosed sum. ) “I don’t recognize for what reason,” she acknowledged. “I simply knew he was once making a few type of blackmail. ” Bouvier and Rappo have been puzzled for 3 days. while Bouvier was once faced by means of the obvious duplicity in his e-mails, he spoke back that they have been “just a advertisement video game. ” yet he started to understand the dimensions of the accusations opposed to him. in keeping with the margins that they knew approximately, and a valuation of the gathering, Rybolovlev’s attorneys claimed that their buyer were ripped of to the song of $1,049,465,009. That Friday, in a sort of disagreement that's regular below French police approach, Bouvier and Rybolovlev, with their legal professionals and translators, got here nose to nose. Rybolovlev repeated his statement that Bouvier had regularly provided himself as his agent. He claimed that, after they ﬁrst met, Bouvier had requested him to take a position a number of million euros in his companies. 70 “How may well he then purchase a portray for twenty million euros? ” the Russian requested. in keeping with Bouvier, Rybolovlev shunned eye touch for the whole dialog, other than at one second. “But, Yves, those markups are worthy a Boeing,” he acknowledged. Later, Bouvier reﬂected in this. “I imagine in his head the matter was once now not that Bouvier made money—it used to be that he made an excessive amount of money,” he advised me. He acknowledged that, on the finish of the disagreement, with the room nonetheless crowded, he ofered to shop for the Modigliani. “I am able to pay,” he stated. “I am nonetheless able to deal. ” Rybolovlev walked out. published on a ten-millionB euro bond the next day to come. He went to a inn and ordered a bottle OUVIER was once of Cos d’Estournel, a dear Bordeaux. He was once confident that the Russian had now not anticipated him to make bail. simply because Monaco is so small, and the chance of ﬂight is so excessive, suspects in felony situations are usually detained for weeks at a time. Bouvier understood his arrest as one of those shakedown. “The method was once to make a trap,” he acknowledged, “and then he comes 3 months later and says, supply me ﬁfty or 100 million and that i do it, to get out.