Detained in Moscow lawyer Manaev tried to steal money of Nota Bank case defendant
New details of 10-million-ruble theft from the client disclosed.
As it became known, attorney Abubakar Manaev, against whom a criminal case on fraud is initiated, wanted to steal 10 million rubles ($160.500) from his client, fortuneteller Nonna Mikhai. Mikhai is accused of withdrawing 2.1 billion rubles ($33.7m) from Nota Bank, Interfax reports.
Manaev promised his client the special order case consideration and the suspended sentence. He was detained when he received half of the sum from her. Manaev assured the client that part of the funds would be given to the court staff.
On May 16, the Khamovnichesky Court of Moscow arrested Manaev for two months, he is charged with an Attempted Swindling on an especially large scale (part 3 of Article 30, part 4 of Article 159 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation).
The lawyer of one of the GTA gang members admitted his guilt in full.