Serezha Two Percent convicted to 8.5 years of imprisonment for cashing in of 122 billion rubles
The Presnensky Court of Moscow sentences leader of one of the largest organized criminal groups of “cashiers” Sergey Magin, known as Serezha Two Percent, to 8 and a half years of imprisonment. Besides, the court appointed him to pay penalty in the amount of 1.5 million rubles.
According to RBC, Magin’s main accomplice Vadim Rybalchenko also received 8.5 years of imprisonment and a similar penalty.
Other members of the organized criminal group, the newspaper notes, Andrey Krivtsov, Alexander Pluzhnik and Igor Levin are condemned for the terms from 3.5 to 5.5 years of imprisonment. 7 other defendants of the case over cashing in of 122.2 billion rubles were put on probations.
According to the investigators, Serezha Two Percent and his accomplice Vadim Rybalchenko headed the largest OCG, which was engaged in illegal banking activity and cashing in of means on a large scale.
According to data from the indictment, the “cashiers” earned over 846 million rubles in financial transactions for 1.5 years more than 169 billion rubles.
As the CrimeRussia earlier reported, Sergey Magin was the head of Panorama Condominium and owned several banks.
It should be noted that liquidation of Serezha Two Percent’s OCG is called one of the most successful operation in career of former head of the General Administration for Economic Safety and Combatting Corruption of the Ministry of Internal Affairs Lieutenant General Denis Sugrobov, who is now also facing charges of creation of OCG and abuse of official powers.
A large-scale purge of thieves in law, which started shortly after Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan’s coming to power, continues in Armenia. After receiving threats of arrests, thieves were taken in custody for carrying weapons and drugs.
However, the thief, who is currently dividing the spheres of influence in Ukraine’s Odessa region with Antimoz Kukhilava through his representatives, has been sentenced in absentia. Mindiya Goradze is not in Georgia at the moment.