American authorities admitted a temporary arrest warrant request for Mihai Necolaiciuc put forward by Romanian authorities until the status of Romanian businessman, wanted by Romanian authorities for a 71 billion Romanian lei prejudice, is decided, a press release of the Romanian Justice ministry reads on Tuesday.

The US attorney on the case informed the Romanian Justice minister that an American judge issued, on June 22, 2009, a temporary arrest warrant for Romanian Mihai Necolaiciuc, a businessman who prejudiced the Romanian railway system by 71,628 billion Romanian lei.

Former director of the Romanian railway company, CFR, Necolaiciuc was arrested on Wednesday in Florida, Palm Beach County, US daily Palm Beach Post informs. In February, Necolaiciuc was sued by anti-graft prosecutors for abuse in service against public interest.

Because Necolaiciuc flee the country, Romanian authorities issued a national, European and International arrest warrant on his name.