$1 million seized from co-owners of Summa Group
The seizure of the funds has been reported earlier, yet no specific sum was named.
The Tverskoy Court of Moscow has seized more than $1 million belonging to the co-owners of Summa, Ziyavudin and Magomedov Magomedovs, the Moscow news agency reports citing court spokeswoman Anastasia Dzyurkova. The seizure of the funds has been reported earlier, yet no specific sum was named.
In addition, the source of the agency said that during a search in the house of Ziyavudin Magomed's wife, 5 million rubles ($80.300) and 17 thousand dollars were seized.
Ziyavudin Magomedov was arrested in Moscow on March 31 in the case of embezzlement of 2.5 billion rubles ($40.1m). Together with the businessman, his brother, co-owner of the Summa group Magomed Magomedov, as well as Artur Maxidov, director general of the Intex group, were placed into custody. They are charged with Creating a Criminal Association (part 1 of Article 210 of the Criminal Code), Swindling (Article 159 of the Criminal Code) and Embezzlement (part 4 of Article 160 of the Criminal Code). The suspects do not recognize their guilt.
The court placed Magomedovs in custody until May 30. The lawyers filed a complaint against the decision to arrest him. On Monday April 16 the court dismissed this complaint.