In Dagestan Republic, two men found guilty of swindling on an especially large scale and legalization of property acquired as a result of offense committed by them

The evidence collected by the Dagestan Republican Investigative Department of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation has been found by the court to be sufficient to sentence Ibragim Magomedaliev and Magomedrasul Murtuzaliev. They were charged with committing of offences under Part 4 of Article 159 (swindling on an especially large scale - 3 episodes) and Paragraph B of Part 4 of Article 174.1 of the Criminal Code of Russia (legalization (laundering) of monetary funds acquired by a person in an illegal way).

According to investigation data, from 2014 to 2017 the accused by means of deceit and composing of forged documents on behalf of the city administration and sale-purchase agreements, took over three land plots belonging to municipal and federal property of a total area of 55,000 square meters and of total value of approximately 270 million roubles.

By the measures taken during the investigation, the land plots were returned to the owners.

The court sentenced Magomedaliev and Murtuzaliev to 5 years of imprisonment, suspended, with a probation period of four years.