Dmitry Zakharchenko hid $16 million in accounts of his friend
Acting Head of the MIA GUEBiPK Department T Colonel Dmitry Zakharchenko hid the money in the bank account of his unemployed girlfriend.
As it became known during the investigation of the Zakharchenko's case, in the summer of 2016 the Colonel handed his close friend 14.695 million euros. She exchanged the money into dollars ($16.404.000) and placed them in the account at a bank.
After the scandalous arrest of Dmitry Zakharchenko in September 2016, the money has been withdrawn from the account. According to Rosbalt citing a source in law enforcement agencies, the woman saved $ 250 thousand, and the remaining $16.154 mln handed Anastasia Gorshkova, who deposited it in two bank accounts. During the investigation these accounts were arrested. At one of the court hearings the Prosecutor said that the account with $16 million, arrested in the Zakharchenko's case, were discovered after his arrest. Both women are witnesses on the case.
Recall, at more than 120 million dollars and 2 million euros in cash were seized by the police during the search in the apartment.
Acting Head of the MIA GUEBiPK Department T Colonel Dmitry Zakharchenko is placed in custody until March 8, 2017 by the decision of the Moscow City Court. He is charged under three articles: Bribe-Taking (Article 290 of the Criminal Code) Abuse of Official Powers (Article 285 of the Criminal Code) and Obstruction of Justice (Article 294 of the Criminal Code).