Human rights defender arrested over $500.000-fraud
Denis Nabiullin promised an arrestee to help him get out of a pre-trial detention centre.
The Moscow court arrested a member of the Public Supervisory Commission Denis Nabiullin on the charge of swindle of 29 million roubles ($490 thousand) until February 6. Moscow agency with reference to the press service of the Presnensky district court reports.
It became known, that Nabiullin is charged with serious swindle on a considerable scale (part 3 of Art. 30 and part 4 of Art.159 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation). As the investigation assumes, member of the Public Supervisory Commission has received money from one of the arrestee, and promised to help him with medical examination and to get out of a pre-trial detention centre.
Representatives of the Public Supervisory Commission when commenting the situation, declared that Nabiullin's lawyer can not visit him in jail, while today in court Nabiullin was presented by unknown lawyer. According to the members of the commission, one arrestee asked Denis to help him and claimed that he can not stay in the pre-trial detention centre, because of his illness. Nabiullin agreed to meet with his representative, but the latter came to the meeting with a package full of money, representatives of the Public Supervisory Commission claims. There was $ 20 thousand in real banknotes and $ 480 thousand fake banknotes.