More real estate belonging to family of colonel Zakharchenko found, worth over $3.6mn
New ‘valuable finds’ have appeared in the case against MIA colonel Dmitry Zakharchenko. The investigation has located 3 more apartments and 2 garages in elite Moscow residential complexes belonging to his family members.
In addition to the Moscow real estate owned by the family of the billionaire colonel Zakharchenko, elite residences and commercial properties belonging to his relatives have been found in Rostov-on-Don as well. Life.ru has reported this citing its sources in law enforcement structures.
According to the media portal, the total cost of newly-discovered real estate in possession of the Zakharchenko family exceeds 210 million rubles ($3.7 million).
Operatives of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation (ICR) have located luxury apartments and commercial real estate worth 65 million rubles ($1.1 million) in the Rostov region.
In Moscow, apartments owned by relatives of Zakharchenko were found in Shuvalovsky Residential Complex on Michurinsky avenue (colonel’s mother has one more unit there worth 50 million rubles ($876.2 thousand)), Fortepiano (Pianoforte) Residential Complex on Leninsky avenue, and Krutitskaya Naberezhnaya (Krutitskaya Quay) Residential Complex. The cost of these units is 55 million rubles ($963.8 thousand), 70 million rubles ($1.2 million), and 30 million rubles ($525.7 thousand) respectively.
Life.ru notes that the apartment in Shuvalovsky Residential Complex is officially owned by the Zakharchenko family, while the other two units belong, based on the documents, to his sister Irina Razgunova. Interestingly, all the residences are on the fifth floor.
In Rostov-on-Don, the investigators have found another apartment worth 8 million rubles ($140.2 thousand) and commercial premises – the entire semi-basement floor in an office building worth 15 million rubles ($262.9 thousand). In addition, Razgunova owns a parking lot with the total area of 1,500 square meters worth 25 million rubles ($438.1 thousand).
It was earlier reported that members of the Zakharchenko family possess several luxury apartments with the total value of up to 1 billion rubles ($17.5 million) in elite Moscow residential complexes (Piramida (Pyramid), Impresky Dom (Imperial House), and Shuvalovsky), a fleet of luxury SUV cars with the total value of 25 million rubles ($438.1 thousand), and real estate in the Rostov region.
In addition, according to the media, several accounts had been opened in Swiss banks in the name of the father of Dmitry Zakharchenko – 65-year-old retiree Viktor. The total amount of funds deposited on these accounts is €300 million. Viktor Zakharchenko also owns real properties in Spain and Switzerland.
To refresh background: the Head of Administration “T” of the MIA General Administration for Economic Security and Combating the Corruption of the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) of the Russian Federation was arrested on September 9, 2016 by operatives of the Federal Security Service (FSB) of the Russian Federation. Zakharchenko has been charged under three Articles of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation: Article 285 (abuse of official powers), Article 290 (bribe-taking), and Article 294 (obstruction of carrying out of justice and of preliminary investigations).