In Moscow in case of Chechen cashier PSB officer was detained
A former top manager of the bank, along with accomplices, cashed about 5 billion rubles.
In Moscow it was detained the former Head of the Department on work with the government agencies of the Department of Corporate Security of Promsvyazbank Alexey Komarov. He was charged under article Illegal Banking Activity (part 2, Art. 172). According to Kommersant, after being detained in an apartment on the Nagatinsky street the defendant was immediately moved to Tver, where the case is investigated. After questioning Komarov released on bail.
In March in Tver there were detained accomplices of Komarov - Sulim Umarkhadzhiev and Victor Bakhtin. According to the ICR data, the gang cashed more than 5 billion rubles for three years. Being a member of the local Chechen diaspora, Umarkhadzhiev, which investigators considered as an organizer of the crime, along with dozens of his countrymen controlled more than 150 shelter companies. Through them, the money from the businessmen from the Central Federal District and the North Caucasus received on accounts in different credit institutions, including the PSB. For their cash-out services crooks took an average of 5%, earning about 250 million rubles. However, so far it was proved an income of 23 million rubles.
During detention Umarkhadzhiev introducted as the guest workers from Uzbekistan, who arrived in Tver on earnings. Bakhtin also had to pull out of the closet in the house of his girlfriend, where he was hiding.
Overall the staff of the General Administration for Economic Security and Combatting the Corruption together with Tver collegues detained six people, three of whom were taken into custody, and the rest were placed under house arrest. During searches in the apartments and offices of defendants investigators found more than 100 seals of one-day firms, forged seals of notaries public of tax authorities in Moscow, Yaroslavl and Tver.
Early in August, criminal ‘authority’ Yuri Esin a.k.a. Samosval (Dump Truck) has been detained in Moscow. In the 1990s he had a reputation of the ‘godfather’ of ‘Russian mafia’ in Italy and faced 75 years behind bars. The CrimeRussia was figuring out how could the 67-year-old criminal ‘authority’ having close ties with many thieves-in-law escape the Italian justice 20 years ago and avoid any issues with the Russian law enforcement authorities up until his recent arrest.