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An Argentinean man under investigation for money laundering and fraud has asked judges to let him go to Croatia because of a job offer.
Sergio Schoklender, 54, was arrested after allegedly diddling 280 million dollars out of the state which he said would go to the Mothers of Plaza de Mayo charity.
But now he has told judges in Argentina he has been offered a three-month contract with a construction company in Zagreb for 4,000 Euros a month - and has asked for permission to go there.
A letter written in English and claiming to be from a Croatian company called Monel d.o.o. was presented to the court on headed paper and signed by the apparent director Drazen Pomper.
It said the defendantís contract was from August 8 until the beginning of October and included a plane ticket for business class.
Prosecutor Jorge Di Lello said he would check to see if the company actually exists before making a decision.
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