Monaco Chief Dmitry Rybolovlev was arrested on Tuesday morning, the famous French edition of the Le Monde News.
The housing of a Russian billionaire was searched, media reported.
Fisherieslev is suspected of corruption, active and passive trading with the influence and complicity of these crimes.
An order for the detention of a rich man was issued by a judge from Monaco.
Some time ago, Rybovlev was involved in Swiss painting, and between him and his surroundings, a number of CMCs and influential police officers were found on the one hand.
Monaco's Justice Minister, Philip Narnino, resigned because of the outbreak of the scandal.