- His most recent attempt was trying to seize 54 French paintings from the State Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts in Moscow that had been on display in Switzerland.
- filed suit to seize President Vladimir V. Putin's personal jet. (The French government had to intervene.)
- In 2000, he managed to impound a Russian sailing ship in the French port of Brest - along with its crew - for 11 days until another court overturned the seizure.
- He nearly appropriated two Russian fighter jets at an air show in Paris a year later.
Wednesday, November 16, 2005
Swiss Financial Terrorist !
A Swiss businessman, Nessim D. Gaon, has been doggedly trying to collect a debt from Russia for the past 14 years. Here are his "attempts "...