Another $1.5 million to be collected from Tsapok's gang members
Earlier, the court ruled to pay victims 150 million rubles ($2.2 m) at the expense of the gang leader's inheritance.
The Directorate of the Federal Bailiffs Service of the Russian Federation for Krasnodar Krai will collect another 100 million rubles ($1.5 m) from the convicted members of Tsapkovskaya criminal group in favor of the victims, reports TASS with reference to the acting Head of the Directorate Dmitry Tkachenko.
Earlier, the court ruled to pay victims 150 million rubles ($2.2 m) at the expense of the inheritance of the gang leader Sergey Tsapok. In 2018, over 119 million rubles ($1.7 m) were collected from his mother’s account by a court decision. The remaining amount, 31 million rubles ($467.9 thousand), which were on the account arrested in 2010, was transferred to the victims by Tsapok's widow.
Bailiffs want to recover another 100 million rubles ($1.5 m) from Tsapok's uncle Vyacheslav Ryabtsev. According to Tkachenko, the convict’s property, a part of his money, as well as part of the salary of gang members in the colony were arrested. The press service of the regional Directorate of the Federal Bailiffs Service reported that there are materials on recovery of money in favor of the injured from the accounts of two more gang members - Andrey Bykov and Vladimir Alekseyev.
Ryabtsev's residential house worth 1 million 370 thousand rubles ($20.6 thousand) was transferred for sale, and another bidding was scheduled for February 26, Komsomolskaya Pravda reports. 13 ($196.2) and 67 thousand rubles ($1 thousand) were recovered from Alekseyev and Bykov’s accounts, respectively.
In 2015, seven victims from the actions of the gang were awarded 250 million rubles ($3.7 m) in compensation. The money was intended for Dzhalil Ametov, in whose parents' house Tsapkovskaya gang members initiated a massacre. Compensation for the death of relatives is to be received by Svetlana and Vladimir Srebnys, as well as Andrey and Lyudmila Kasyans, and Viktoria and Sergey Kostyuk.
Consolidator of metropolitan lands: Empire of Aleksander Postrigan’, ex-Head of Klin District, collapses
According to Aleksander Kurennoy, an official representative of the Prosecutor General’s Office, the watchdog authority is about to file with the Klin Town Court of the Moscow Region a lawsuit to confiscate assets worth in total 4 billion rubles ($62.1 million) from Aleksander Postrigan’, ex-Head of the Klin District. Aleksander Postrigan’ was arrested in June 2018 on suspicion of exceeding official powers and remains in detention since then. The CrimeRussia was figuring out the origin of billions of rubles and hundreds of real properties belonging to the Honorable Builder of the Moscow Region, business affairs of his relatives and friends, and why the official was busted for corruption so many years after pulling off his criminal schemes.