Lamonov became witness in another Maksimenko's criminal case
A senior member of the ICR was interrogated as a witness in the new criminal case of his supervisor.
Alexander Lamonov, the Deputy Head of the Interdepartmental Interaction and Security Department of the Russian Federation, was interrogated as a witness in a Mikhail Maksimenko's new criminal case of taking a bribe from Badri Shengelia, a reputable businessman, once the raider №1 in St. Petersburg. This is reported by the source of the AGN Moskva in law enforcement agencies.
Investigators have no questions to Lamonov upon another criminal case of Maksimenko's bribery from the developer Dmitry Smychkovsky.
Earlier it became known that Shengelia personally gave testimony to Maksimenko. Allegedly, the authoritative businessman paid the investigator a little more than 1 million rubles ($16.840) to initiate a criminal investigation under the theft against MIA officers. The raider claimed that law enforcement officers seized his elite Hublot watches, but later they were never returned.
The CrimeRussia has already reported that the investigators are questioning Maksimenko's subordinates, whom he sent to St. Petersburg with a check on the case of the watches' theft. According to Fontanka, Hublot watches were seized by law enforcers after the dispersal of the thieves' meeting in November 2014. About 30 people gathered at the restaurant Nevskaya Zhemchuzhina on Obukhovskaya Oborona Prospect. Among them there was thief in law Malkhaz Kotua (Maho Ochamchirsky).
Last week it became known that another episode of Maksimenko's corruption activity concerns extortion of a bribe from owner of a large construction business Dmitry Smychkovsky. Previously, he was known as a member of the board of directors of AIM Property Development. According to the FSB, as a reward, the developer handed Colonel Maksimenko a used car Jeep Wrangler, estimated at 1.5 million rubles ($25.250), which falls under part 6 of Art. 290 of the Criminal Code. In addition, the investigation verifies the information that the former high-ranking employee of the ICR received bribes in the form of elite breed puppies.
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