Mehmet Aydın, the mastermind of the Çiftlik Bank (Farm Bank) Ponzi scheme game, was sent to court on July 7 for his arrest after his testimony was taken by Istanbul police.

Aydın, who surrendered to the Turkish Embassy in Sao Paulo on July 1 after being on the run for three years, was brought to Turkey from Brazil in handcuffs and in the company of police officers and was detained at the Istanbul Airport as soon as he landed.

A special police team equipped with 60 pages of prepared questions participated in his interrogation, asking him first about the fate of the remaining 322 million Turkish Liras ($37.1 million) from the money he collected from the victims.

Aydın was then asked why he transferred the money he collected to Turkish Cyprus and why he appointed unqualified people, such as his former bodyguard, who was inexperienced, to the top management of his company.

He was also asked to explain the people he…

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