Nota-Bank's case: arrest of Marchukova sisters is legal
On Monday, the Moscow City Court considered the legality of arrest extension of Nota-Bank CFO Galina Marchukova, her sister Larisa and fortuneteller Nona Mihai on charges of depositors’s funds embezzlement.
As reported by RIA Novosti from the courtroom, the arrest was lawful. A preventive measure is extended until 18 February.
Recall that MIA GUEBiPK Acting Head of the Department T Colonel Zakharchenko is suspected of involvement in the theft from Nota-Bank. It was reported that he was familiar with Galina Marchukova and warned her about the impending arrest and operational search activities. In the apartment of Zakharchenko's sister 8.5 billion rubles were seized during the search. Financial crime in Nota-Bank is one of the versions of the 8.5 billion rubles origin.
Recall that in connection with the Chief Financial Officer of the bank Galina Marchukova and her sister Larisa employees of the GUEBiPK Russian Interior Ministry and the FSB of Russia detained top managers of the bank Erokhin brothers in the summer of 2016. The damage to the bank as a result of financial fraud is about 26 billion rubles. The expertise will establish the exact number.
Nonexistent road. Driveway to school belonging to Sberbank CEO’s wife concealed from Moscow residents
A driveway to a private school has been laid through the yards of Wellton Park residential complex despite protests of its residents. However, officials in the Construction Department somehow believe that there is no road there yet. They claim that the ‘future’ road would provide access to the new perinatal center, school, and homes – while at this point, a contractor has been just selected and permission documentation is in preparation. The CrimeRussia was figuring out where does the ‘nonexistent’ road go.
The presidential election scheduled for March 18 should be held as a holiday - the Kremlin gave such order to the regions. The Presidential Administration expects that the festive atmosphere at polling stations will increase the turnout, sources told RBC.