“I have met with Nikandrov. He promised to solve everything soon”: how Shakro Molodoy gave away ICR officers
Conversation in WhatsApp from the phone of the kingpin Zakhar Kalashov became the reason for the detention and arrest of high-ranking officers of the Investigative Committee.
The evidence of communication of criminals with the General Nikandrov became the correspondence in WhatsApp messenger on the phone of detainee, the thief in law Zakhar Kalashov (Shakro Molodoy). Officers of the Department M of the FSB for several months were listening Kalashov‘s phone conversations with his colleague Andrey Kochuikov (Italian).
He was in pre-trial detention center on charges of hooliganism after a December shootout at Elements restaurant on Rochdelskaya street in Moscow. Then, according to the security authorities, criminals tried to grab the restaurant from its owner Joanna Kim under the ruse of unpaid debts to restaurant’s designer. According to the FSB, Shakro Molodoy stood exactly for all the activities of criminal.
Several corrupt investigators were ready to release the Italian for 5 million dollars. Kalashov negotiated through the Director of controlled Private Security Company, the former law enforcement officer, Dmitry Zvontsev. In telephone conversations between the Italian and Shakro and Shakro and Zvontsev it was often referred General, which had agreed to release Kochuikov. However, his name was never called by interlocutors. However, the fact that it was Denis Nikandrov, the FSB had already known and only waited for the sound of his name in the negotiations.
It was difficult to prove the involvement of Shakro in fire fight, but then in case witnesses appeared and gave necessary evidence and, when security services detained Kalashov in a family house in the suburbs, in his correspondence with Zvontsev they found necessary phrase to detain senior investigators: "I have met with Nikandrov. He promised to solve everything soon."
After this the sanction on the detention of the first Deputy Head of the Main Investigations Directorate for the City of Moscow of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation Denis Nikandrov, the Head of the Main Directorate for Interdepartmental Liaison and Internal Security of the ICR Mikhail Maksimenko and his Deputy Alexander Lamonov has been received. They are accused of taking a bribe of $ 1 million.
Viktor Zakharchenko, who is accused of embezzlement of 4 million rubles (~70.000 USD) from the funds of the bank Moskovskoye Ipotechnoye Agentstvo (Moscow Mortgage Agency), was placed under house arrest.
Officer of the FSB in Moscow and the region Pyotr Koryugin participated in the extortion of 2 million rubles ($34.800) from an Azerbaijani citizen, and he warned a drug dealer about a forthcoming search for 300.000 rubles ($5200).