Famous architect underwent searches under case of construction of Chemezov’s mansion
The police carried out searches in the rooms belonging to mother and the sister of Hernandez-Getashvili and interrogated the staff of her company.
The General Administration of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation in Moscow conducted searches and interrogations under the case on the construction of mansion of the head of Rostech Sergey Chemezov and his wife Catherine Ignatova. They accused famous architect Nana Hernandez-Getashvili in assigning large sums of money, allocated for the renovation of the building.
As the source familiar with the situation told Rosbalt, officers of the Administration of the MIA in Central Administrative District carried out searches in the rooms belonging to mother and sister of Hernandez-Getashvili. Almost all responsible employees of En Dzhi Cinema firm, owned by the architect, were interrogated. The investigation actions were conducted under initiated in December, 2014, criminal case under part 4 Art. 159 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Fedeartion (Swindling committed on an especially large scale).
Nana Hernandez-Getashvili, the winner of the international architectural contest in London, in 2009 headed firm En Dzhi Cinema. Then her company signed a contract with Chemezov’s wife Ekaterina Ignatova and the Director General of ONEKSIM Dmitry Razumov on designing and a construction of mansions in Odintsovo District in the Moscow Region. Under the contracts she received 9 million euros and 3 million dollars from the customers, however soon serious disagreements occurred between the parties and they found it possible to resolve the disagreements only in court.
Later, from the materials of the case, it came clear that the architect should have executed author's supervision over construction and finishing works of a mansion in the suburban village of Zhukovka, and also purchase items. In addition an abstract formulation appeared in the case’s materials – “over 1 million rubles”. According to the legal representative of Hernandez-Getashvili, Aleksandr Vasilyev, the investigating officer of 2 Office of Investigating Administration of Administartion of MIA in CAD Marina Oblivanets have not allowed him to the materials of the case sicne April, 2016. The lawyer of the architect managed to study documents only after the court decision about a month ago.
According to the Rosbalt’s source, the grandiose building was initially ordered to another architect, who worked without proper documentation and preliminary cost estimates. As a result Chemezov's mansion was constructed with the gross violations, which did not allow moving on to finishing works, for which Hernandez-Getashvili was paid. The house was built so badly that other contractors, which were invited to complete the building "expressed their opinion by saying that it is easier to blow up the house and construct new on its place to. Sergey Chemezov flew into a rage when he visited this building".
Nevertheless, Nanna Hernandez-Getashvilya was demanded to start interior works. Disputes could not be stopped and then Ignatova achieved initiation of legal proceedings. However, according to the source, there is nothing criminal in the case - "exclusively civil relations".
The case was composed with the case on construction of a mansion for Dmitry Razumov. He handed 3 million rubles in cash to representatives of En Dzhi Cinema through LLC Inter-gals (belongs to two offshores) within certain agreements on works in the cottage settlement Lyubushkin khutor. Hernandez-Getashvili should have also made the internal interiors of the cottage, but all of a sudden, Razumov decided to sell the estate. As a result, a conflict situation occurred between hem and the architect. By the way, the unfinished mansion of Chemezov was also put up fro sale.
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