Zakharchenko's case may be associated with multimillion-ruble theft in energy company
The energy company, which held money in Nota-Bank, lost 2 billion rubles.
In the case of Colonel Zakharchenko, detained for a multimillion-ruble bribes, a new episode may appear, according to RIA Novosti. The arrest of the senior police officer may be associated with a major energy company Electrozavod, participating in the construction of an energy bridge to the Crimea.
Top managers of the company are involved in the case of theft from United Energy Company (OEK), in which the director general of Electrozavod Leonid Makarevich was raided. However, at the moment, no charges have been brought against Makarevich.
According to investigators, Colonel Zakharchenko warned heads of Nota-Bank, in which Electrozavod held the money, about upcoming inspections by law enforcement officers.
Earlier, the GUEBiPK Department T, which at that time was headed by Colonel Zakharchenko, found signs of theft in Electrozavod's documents, after which the ICR opened a criminal case. According to investigators, the damage to the enterprise could amount to more than 2 billion rubles ($34 million).
The origin of 8.5 billion rubles ($146.711.000) in various currencies found in the apartment of Colonel Zakharchenko's sister is still unknown. The law enforcement officer has repeatedly promised to tell all of the information about that money, but still has not done so. According to one version of the investigation, found funds could be withdrawn from the bankrupt Nota-Bank.
The Moscow Azeri community has been put on alert. Two businessmen running business at the Food City mall on the Kaluzhskoe Highway have been forced to pay to unidentified extortionists. Nadir Salifov aka Guli had previously asserted claims on the mall.
Former Head of Russian Post Samara office Artur Igrushkin, who had forced his employees to build a country house for him and who was dismissed due to loss of trust, is now a defendant in another criminal case.
Marina Semynina, who had been renting out non-residential premises with an area of 2.5 thousand sq. m to the trading network, is a co-defendant in the suit of the Prosecutor General's Office on the seizure of Colonel Zakharchenko's family assets in favor of the state.
In a week the police of the Penza region have lost two first executives. The Head of the regional Investigative Committee of Russia (ICR) announced his forthcoming resignation. In this regard, the region began talking about the global cleansing of the bigwigs of security agencies. Now everyone is waiting to learn who is next in the queue for quitting, and what new corruption rows pertaining to security chiefs are to come to light in the short run in a relatively serene region.