Vyacheslav Gaizer’s organized criminal group
Head of Komi Vyacheslav Gayzer, his deputy Aleksey Chernov, speaker of Komi State Council Igor Kovzel, deputy Chairman of the Government Konstantin Romadaniv, ex-senator representing Komi Evgeniy Samoilov and number of businessmen are suspected in organizing or participating in criminal network (art. 210 of the Russian Criminal Code), created with the aim of fraudulent embezzlement (art.159 of the Russian Criminal Code) of state property in Komi and dissipating of assets overseas.
The Investigative committee of the Russian Federation in Komi reported about the detection of the organized criminal group consisting of businessmen and officials on the 19th of September 2015. Initiating of proceedings and detentions were preceded by long fieldwork of Russian Federal Security Service. Investigators handled more than 80 checkings in Komi, Saint-Petersburg and Moscow and withdrew more than 60kg of jewelries, 150 watches which cost amounts from $30 thousand to $1 million, more than 50 stamps of legal entities, that were taking part in offshore schemes realization, and financial documents of the stolen assets legalization amounted to more than 1 billion rubbles.
Ilya Pervakov received 10 million rubles from former Deputy Chairman of the republican government Konstantin Romadanov. For this money, the Head of the Tariff Service established favorable tariffs for the companies controlled by Romadanov in the energy and housing and communal services sectors.