Defendant in case of Gaizer is taken into house imprisonment
Basmanny District Court of Moscow varied the preventive measure to Natalia Motorina, the defendant in the case of Gaizer.
The court decided to grant a motion of investigative authorities and remited the sentence for Natalia Motorina, the defendant in the criminal case (the creation of a Criminal Community) of the head of the Republic of Komi Vyacheslav Gayzer, from detention to house imprisonment. It is reported by the press service of the court. This preventive measure chosen to September 20, 2016. Previously, Natalia Motorina was imprisoned in the detention center №1 in Verkhnie Chove.
In September 2015 Natalia Motorina was nailed on charge on creation of a fraudulent Criminal Community by investigative authorities. September 25, 2016 the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation initiated new criminal case against defendants – under the article “Money laundering”. Natalia Motorina headed OJSC Sovetnik. The main activity of the company was an activity in the field of law.
The criminal case against 19 people, including the head of the republic of Komi Vyacheslav Gayzer and his deputy Alexei Chernov, was opened September 18, 2016 under article 210 (“Creation of a Criminal Community”) and article 159 (“Swindling”) of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation. According to the investigation, the purpose of the activity, which was led by Gaizer, Chernov and other members of criminal community, was enormous offences and the seizure of state property.
Except for an administrative authority of the Republic of Komi, there are Speaker of the State Council of the Republic of Komi Igor Kovzel, deputy Prime Minister of the Republic Konstantin Romadanov, ex-Senator of the Republic of Komi Evgeny Samoylov and so-called funders – V. Molyarov, D. Moskvin, A. Goldman, Veselov and Igor Kudinov (the head of the Republican Fund for Support of investment projects), Pavel Maruschak (the head of Information of the Administration and the Government of Komi), entrepreneur A. Faershteyn, L. Libenzon (the assistant of senator Torlopov), director of Sovetnik Natalia Motorina, Michael Hruzin.
Rosfinmonitoring (Federal Financial Monitoring Service) analyzed the data of the Panama Papers and the Paradise Papers and discovered thousands of offshore companies through which the Russians laundered billions of rubles. Materials on deputies and governors were handed over to law enforcers.
A spokesperson of the Prosecutor's office said that the ECHR had not studied all the materials of the criminal case, so they were offered not to overturn the verdict, but to send the case for a new review in court.