Former Moscow policemen and their accomplices, accused in stealing of apartments, to stand trial in Moscow


The Moscow Investigative Head Office of the Investigative Committee has concluded a criminal investigation against three former policemen of Moscow Police Department, as well as five accomplices that are not affiliated with state service. In dependence of their role in crimes under Part 4 of Article 159 (fraud, committed in exceptionally large amount), Parts 1, 2, 3 of Article 210 (organization of criminal society using official status and participation in that society), Part 6 of Article 290 (bribery committed in exceptionally large amount) and Part 3 of Article 303 of the RF Penal Code (falsification of evidence in a criminal case involving a grave or especially grave crime).

According to investigators, in 2011 under management of a former chief investigator in major cases of the 1st Division of the Investigative Head Office of the Moscow Police Department Anzhela Amsina a criminal society was organized to commit several major and exceptionally major crimes. Several former investigators of the Investigative Head Office of the Moscow Police Department joined Sergei Kavun and Evgeniy Primakov, as well as several entrepreneurs Ilya Chizhanov, Sergei Korolyov, Dmitry Dvoinykh, Anton Bordovsky and Yuri Zhovryak joined as accomplices. The crimes committed by the criminal society allowed the accused to appropriate several living premises, owned by Moscow city administration and purposed for citizens, affected by unfair actions of the Energostroikomplekt-M real-estate developer.

Through deception and deceive of citizens and officials of the executive authorities, as well as abuse of trust, the accomplices obtained a status of defrauded shareholder to persons that actually were not defrauded. Such status allowed them to obtain living premises provided by Moscow city administration, thus giving the members of criminal society full control of the obtained property.

The investigators also revealed that in 2012 Amzina received a bribe through a mediator for illegal property services on a total sum of 40.9 million rubles and her accomplices Primakov, Sidoruk and Chernogorov in 2015 received a bribe on a total sum of 4.9 million rubles.

44 apartments in Moscow on a total sum of 199 million rubles were stolen by the criminal society.

Investigators of the Russian Investigative Committee professionally conducted investigative operations in Moscow and other constituents of Russia. More than 100 witnesses were questioned, more than 25 forensic tests were carried out that allowed proving involvement of all accomplices to these crimes. Despite difficulty of the criminal case, caused by numerous cases and unobviousness of crimes, investigators managed to gather enough evidence to accuse all persons of interest. The criminal case comprises of 201 volumes.

The investigation gathered enough evidence, to refer it to court with the signed indictment.

One of the persons of interest was placed on the international wanted list, criminal case against him was separated from others.

27 April 2017 11:06

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