Moscow attempt on billionaire from Forbes list treated as mere hooliganism

Moscow attempt on billionaire from Forbes list treated as mere hooliganism
Oleg Burlakov

Unknown people opened fire at Oleg Burlakov near a clinic on November 3.

A criminal case has been opened on the attack on businessman Oleg Burlakov, featured in Forbes’ list of multibillionaires, RenTV reports.

The TV channel clarifies that the investigation is being conducted under articles Hooliganism and Illegal Acquisition, Transfer, Sale, Storage, Transportation or Bearing of Firearms. The press service of the Main Directorate of the Russian MIA in Moscow corroborated the initiation of a criminal case.

As The CrimeRussia wrote earlier, Burlakov turned to the police on November 5, informing that on November 3, at around 9 p.m. an unknown person approached his car and opened fire at it near a private clinic.

After that, the police started a check. It was reported that the shooting was carried out by a man, whose identity has not yet been established. He fired three shots at the Cadillac Escalade, in which Burlakov was, after which he fled the scene.

The businessman is included in the list of multibillionaires of Forbes and is an owner of a 106-meter Black Pearl yacht, which ranks 34th in the list of the largest yachts in the world.

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