Tver court of Moscow sanctioned the arrest of three persons involved in criminal case about extortion in NPF “Strategy”, reported TASS the press Secretary of the court Anastasia Jurco. According to her, until may 16 arrested Andrey Kulikov, Georgiy Kupreishvili and Alexander Belousov.
Another defendant in the case — Rizvan Hutieva — extended the period of detention, a hearing will be held on 4 April. Currently deals with the issue of the house arrest of one supernumerary Affairs — Tamara Yegorova, said the representative of the court. Also on Friday will address the issue of the arrest Zelimkhan kojoeva and Magomed Batayeva.
All they are charged with committing a crime under part 3 of article 163 of the criminal code (Extortion committed by an organized group).
The day before on criminal case against top managers of NPF “Strategy”, which was instituted Main investigation Department of the Ministry of internal Affairs in Moscow, told LifeNews. He explained that a suspect under article 163 of the criminal code “Extortion” is the owner of the Fund Peter Pjankov, as well as the accountant, lawyer and notary assistant of the commercial organization. According to the investigation, they extorted shares from other shareholders of the Fund.
Only in Moscow, according to LifeNews, were detained eight employees of the Fund, another suspect detained in North Ossetia local operatives. The publication noted that extensive investigations were conducted, first in Moscow, then the investigators and field investigators have started work at the company’s headquarters in Perm.
Interfax later reported that the owner of the NPF “Strategy” Peter Pjankov wrote a confession. About this informed the head of the FIU on the Perm edge Stanislav Aronchuk. “I have information that he made a confession and gave details about where can be the assets of a private pension Fund, in order to implement them and to repay the debts,” said Evanchuk.
The source Agency in law enforcement agencies of the Perm region reported that, according to available data, Pyankov on Thursday was detained by employees of the Central apparatus of the Ministry of internal Affairs and brought to Moscow.
On 17 March, the Bank of Russia revoked the license of NPF “Strategy”. The regulator said that the pension Fund has violated the requirements of the law “About nonstate pension funds” and the requirements for distribution, provision or disclosure of information stipulated by Federal laws.
The Central Bank also announced that established the fact of manipulating market shares of the REIT “Native open spaces” and bonds of LLC “Rotor”, “Kharkiv”, “STP” trades on the MICEX stock exchange in the period from January 2013 to April 2015. These actions were committed with the purpose to artificially inflate the value of assets on the balance sheet of the NPF, and “evidence of intention to mislead investors and the regulator regarding the prices and liquidity of shares and bonds to achieve NPF “Strategy” of statutory requirements by placing management companies of pension reserves and investment of pension savings NPF “Strategy” in shares and bonds”.