Arrest of Nastyusha holding head Igor Pinkevich prolonged
Igor Pinkevich will remain behind bars till January 12 within the case over embezzlement during construction of Residential Complex Tsaritsyno.
The Tverskoy Court of Moscow passed the decision on the extension of the term of arrest to of Nastyusha holding company head Igor Pinkevich till January 12 within the case of swindle during construction of the housing estate Tsaritsyno. Businessman's lawyer Ivan Mironov reported about it to journalists.
According to him, the criminal case “has a custom character and is directed to capture of Pinkevich’s assets, what in a short-term might paralyze supply of bread to counters of the Moscow region”.
To recall, Igor Pinkevich's arrest became known on August 20. The businessman controlling about 30 bakeries, elevators and flour mills was detained on a charge of especially large swindle – after collecting about 60 billion rubles ($1 billion) on construction of the housing complexes Tsaritsyno in Moscow, he, according to the investigators, removed a considerable part of means abroad or spent it on other projects.
Construction of Tsaritsyno residential complex has started in 2006. Funds of citizens under contracts of individual share were raised for this purpose.