Money on Zakharchenko case was found in Shuvalovsky Residential Complex
It has become known that MIA Colonel Zakharchenko, who was arrested yesterday, kept a currency in the amount of 8 billion rubles.
"Money has been found in an almost empty apartment in a luxury residential complex with prices for apartments making at least 20 million rubles. It appears that nobody lived there. The door has been unlocked by EMERCOM employees," said TASS's interlocutor.
According to him, Dmitry Zakharchenko is not the official owner of the apartment.
Currency in the amount exceeding 8 billion rubles has been found during searches of the officer of the MIA Department for Combatting the Corruption. Investigation is currently trying to determine the money's origin.
The Colonel is accused of abusing his official powers, bribe-taking, and obstructing of carrying out of justice.
He is involved in a number of high-profile cases, including the firing on Rochdelskaya Street when two members of the thief-in-law Shakro Molodoy's private security company were killed, and assisting in the escape of the former Head of VimpelCom Mikhail Slobodin, who is a defendant in the Renova bribery case. Yesterday it was reported that Zakharchenko received the money from Nota-Bank's top managers, who had embezzled it.
The speaker of the State Duma advocated a ban on the execution of American sanctions on the territory of Russia. Criminal responsibility may be imposed for violation of this measure, Vyacheslav Volodin did not rule out.