In Moscow policemen and their accomplices who illegally withdrew money form other’s accounts charged with fraud

Moscow investigating bodies of the Russia’s Investigative Committee are investigating a criminal case against officers of Bibirevo district Department of the Moscow Main Directorate of Ministry of Internal Affairs Alexey Zorin, Yuri Sushilin and their accomplices. Depending on the role of each they are charged with crimes under part 4 of article 159 (swindling committed by an organized group or on a large scale) and part 3 of article 30, part 3 of article 159 of the RF Criminal Code (attempted swindling committed by a person using his official position and on a large scale).

According to investigators, in May 2012, Zorin acting as a member of an organized criminal group in advance planned the scheme how to steal money from a bank account belonging to another citizen. In the morning of 16 May 2012, Zorin came into additional office Voyskovoye of ZAO Faiffeizen Bank (CJSC) located at Leningradsloye shosse, submitted a fake passport and other document on the name of another citizen, withdrew more than 12 million rubles from this person’s account and disappeared.

The same day Sushilin committed the same crime at the other office of ZAo Raiffeizen Bank in Kosmonavtov Street, trying to withdraw from other’s account 25 thousand euro, but was apprehended by security service of the bank.

Other members of the criminal group were also detained in the process of the investigation. Among them are former police driver of Bibirevo district Department of the Moscow Main Directorate of Ministry of Internal Affairs Sergey Merzlikin, who selected people who looked like those confidential data of which was given by former manager of group of personal banking department in the additional office Ostrozhenka of ZAO Raiffezen Bank Zurab Petraya. Gerogian nationals Georgy Bagdasarov and David Manukyan supported the members of the criminal group and watched the situation during the crimes.

At present investigators are carrying out investigating and procedural actions to complete the inquiry.