Interpol put Shakro Molodoy’s confidant Konstantin Manukyan on wanted list
Another piece of insider information obtained by the CrimeRussia was confirmed.
Another forecast made by sources of the CrimeRussia was confirmed: within the framework of the investigation of Shakro Molodoy’s case, his closest associate Konstantin (Kostya) Manukyan was put on the international wanted list. The CrimeRussia’s inside scoop was confirmed by the publication Rosbalt.
The publication’s source reported that after his "boss" got under investigation, Manukyan, managed to escape and is now, according to preliminary data, located on the territory of Armenia. By the way, in one of the countries, the authorities of which, until recently, were very loyal to members of the criminal elite.
Back in July of this year, a source of the CrimeRussia reported that in the case of Zakhar Kalashov, the investigation is working on two of his closest associates: Konstantin Manukyan and Otar nicknamed Otto. If about latter it is only known that he was in charge of the kingpin’s business, the first is better known a figure. Manukyan was born in Georgia. In 1989, he has been sentenced to 15 years in jail for the murder of authoritative Kurd; works with Kalashov for many years. Manukyan is wanted by Interpol for the creation of a criminal association and money laundering in Spain. That is the case which resulted in Kalashov’s imprisonment in Spain for more than eight years. Also, Manukyan controls the hotel complex (former casino) Golden Palace, in which, according to sources, Shakro organized his main office. Thieves in law from all regions of Russia gathered here to deal with matters.
It is known that the operation against Manukyan is directly related to the investigation carried out by the FSB under Article 210 of the Criminal Code (Creation of a Criminal Community), in which the main defendant is Kalashov. As part of this investigation, against the First Deputy Head of the ICR Main Investiagative Directorate in Moscow Denis Nikandrov, the Head of the ICR Main Directorate of Inter-agency Cooperation and Private Security Mikhail Maksimenko and his Deputy Alexander Lamonov, the criminal case under Article 290 of the Criminal Code (Bribe-Taking) was initiated. They, according to the investigation, by extending patronage to Shakro Molodoy received from a large bribe from his people.
The corridors of the Main MIA Directorate for St. Petersburg and Leningrad region are empty. Employees of the department have no free time - they are busy with reports. Inspectors of the Main Directorate of Internal Security of the MIA arrived in the northern capital with a check. CrimeRussia tried to find out whether there will be any resignations.