Defendant on Gaizer’s case was found dead in Matrosskaya Tishina
He was considered as a technology financier of financial crimes, which were carried out by the top of the Komi Republic.
42-year-old Anton Faershteyn was found unconscious in the chamber on 9 August. Arrived on-call local doctors pronounced him dead. A number of media reported that it was a suicide. The same information was confirmed by the Investigative Committee to Interfax.
The lawyer of one of the defendants in the case said that Faershteyn did not expressed any complaints about the pressure or threats. However, at the last hearing he looked depressed and said that he could not sleep in the chamber.
The lawyer concluded that he was in a deep depression, reported
In the Gaizer’s case Faershteyn was considered as a technology financier of financial crimes, which were carried out by the top of the Komi Republic. Officially, he was the Head of two companies in Syktyvkar, one of which gave advices on business and management; the other one specialized in advertising, typographic and photographic services.
Recall that on September 20 of the last year, the Moscow Basmanny Court arrested 15 defendants in the case on the organization of a criminal swindling community in the Komi Republic. Among the detained there were the former Head of Komi Republic Vyacheslav Gaizer, his Deputy Alexander Chernov, the Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic Konstantine Romadanov, the Chairman of the State Council of the Komi Republic Igor Kovzel, the former Senator of the Republic Yevgeny Samoilov. For the financial part of the deal, according to investigators, were responsible - Anton Faershteyn, Vasily Molyarov, Demian Moskvin, Alexander Goldman, Valery Veselov and Igor Kudinov, Pavel Maruschak, Lev Libenzon, Natalia Motorina, Mikhail Hruzin.
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