Shakro Molodoy's lawyer manages to get ex-lover of beaten deputy Zhigarev out of jail
Olga Sintyureva, a model, is suspected of stealing 22m rubles ($353k) from Sergey Zhigarev, her former boyfriend and a State Duma deputy representing the Liberal Democratic Party. One Aleksandr Gofshtein is her lawyer; Ziyavudin Magomedov, a Summa co-owner, and crime lord Zakhary Kalashov aka Shakro Molodoy are some of his other clients.
The Presnensky District Court of Moscow ordered Olga Sintyureva suspected of stealing 22m rubles from a Marriot Hotel safe to answer investigators' questions, according to 112 Telegram channel.
The Court dismissed the testimony of Sergey Zhigarev and Aleksandr Krayushin, his business partner, and demanded evidence that 20m rubles ($321k) and $35k that had allegedly been stolen actually existed.
The plaintiffs have three days to produce such evidence. As for Olga Sintyureva, she told Moskovsky Komsomolets that she is innocent and that there was no money in the safe.
Sintyureva has been imposed travel restrictions on, Aleksandr Gofshtein, Sintyureva's lawyer, told Pyaty Kanal.
Deputy Sergey Zhigarev
Aleksandr Gofshtein is one of the most expensive and famous Russian lawyers. Ziyavudin Magomedov, a Summa co-owner, and crime lord Zakhary Kalashov aka Shakro Molodoy are some of his other clients. The travel restrictions are the first of his victories, according to Telegram channels.
It is worth mentioning that it could all change as soon as July 18. Investigators put forward a motion asking to put Olga Sintyureva in jail instead of simply imposing travel restriction on her; they have filed it with the Presnensky District Court.
Let us remind you that Sergey Zhigarev, the chair of the State Duma Economic Policy, Industry, Innovative Development, and Business Board, was dragged out of his car and beaten near an apartment building on the Polina Osipenko Street (Moscow) on July 8.f 24-year-old Olga Sintyureva was in his car at the moment. She claimed she did not know that attacker. However, the police arrested her for suspected theft on July 11.