The employee in the billions: what is known about the case of Colonel of the interior Ministry Zakharchenko

Acting head of Department “T” the Central Board of anti-corruption (Guebipk) of the MIA of Russia Dmitry Zakharchenko was arrested by the decision of Presnensky court of Moscow on 10 September. The arrest will continue until 8 November. Deputy head anti-corruption Central Board of the Ministry of interior is charged with receiving a bribe in 7 million rubles (article 285 of the criminal code), as well as the creation of obstacles to the preliminary investigation (article 294).

Money in the bag

Earlier, on 9 September, in the office, car and apartment Zakharchenko were searched. “In the car, he found a large sum of cash. Today in his apartment, the FSB conducted a search,” — said “RIA Novosti” a source familiar with the investigation. The interlocutor of the Agency explained that “Zakharchenko was arrested on an old case”. He did not elaborate on what it is.

In the office the Colonel had found $170 thousand and €5 thousand To the sister of the arrested on Michurinsk the prospectus the FSB found more than $120 million and several hundred million rubles. The total amount of cash found is about 8 billion rubles — the largest amount found during the search of the money, which was known in recent years. In the media there were photos of found money, Packed in dozens of plaid bags and boxes. The official income of the Colonel over the past few years did not exceed 3 million rubles., told the investigator during a court session in Presnensky court.

Colonel of the interior Ministry during the trial, denied involvement in was found in the apartment of his sister’s money. He also called a “joke” these wiretaps of his phone, which are available in the case.

In the office Zakharchenko were found the materials of the criminal case, the investigation of which, according to the prosecution, the Colonel tried to intervene. According to TASS, the Colonel also discovered documents relating to offshore Kamestra Enterprises Ltd. Specified in the document data of the beneficiary of the offshore company coincide with the name and surname of the former owner of Bank “Svyaznoy” Maxim Nogotkov. The investigation establishes the authenticity of the documents, said the source Agency.

Bank Note

Seized during the searches Zakharchenko, the money was withdrawn illegally from the assets of Nota-Bank. About it said the source TASS, “RIA Novosti news Agency” and “Interfax” in law enforcement. Official representative of the Investigative Committee of Russia Vladimir Markin said on Saturday evening that the investigation will establish the origin of funds.

The source told the Agency that Marchukova and Zakharchenko have been long known. “He warned her about the conducted operative search activities and the upcoming arrest, and took her in temporary custody of the stolen Bank money” — the words of interlocutor of the TASS. “Zakharchenko, having the awareness in a criminal case, JSC “Nota-Bank”, warned Marchukova about the planned search,” — said in the decree about the arrest of Zakharchenko judge Tatiana vasyuchenko. Lawyer Zakharchenko Yuriy Novikov has confirmed that the Colonel was familiar with Marchukova. However, the lawyer denies that the Deputy chief of anti-corruption cupola MIA passed her some information.

Attorney Novikov told the court that the office of Colonel was discovered a disc with the words “Bill” and not “Nota-Bank”. “He was found somewhere behind the nightstand, it was the material. But imagine that the head of this level kept something under the baseboard,” he explained.

Moscow Nota-Bank was stripped of his license in November 2015. Prior to this, the Bank has occupied 97-e a place in the Russian banking system by total assets. The Bank kept the assets of construction companies “Mostotrest” and the ARKS. The first company is associated with Igor Rotenberg, the second — businessman Gennady Timchenko. Also a Bank account had the company “rostec” and the concern “Almaz-Antey”. Currently, a criminal case on the fact of embezzlement of RUB 26 billion belonging to the Bank, in the case arrested the financial Director Galina Marchukova and co-owners of the Bank Vadim Erokhin and his older brother Dmitry Yerokhin.


Before the arrest of Zakharchenko, the acting head of the Department, which was responsible for combating and investigating crimes in the sphere of fuel and energy complex.

According to “Interfax”, Zakharchenko has also helped to hide from the investigation, the former General Director of “VimpelCom” Mikhail Slobodin. The investigation found that the Colonel said a top Manager of operational development in the case of bribery in the Republic of Komi. “After that, Slobodin hastily left the territory of Russia”, — quotes the words of the interlocutor of the Agency. According to the newspaper Life, in connection with the case of bribery the former Governor of the Komi Republic Vyacheslav Gaiser and his subordinates in Guebipk interior Ministry received a request for information about the Slobodin. “Zakharchenko was aware of all operational activities carried out in relation to high-ranking officials and businessmen, and used it in the mercenary purposes”, — told “Interfax” a source close to the investigation.

According to the source of “Rosbalt” in law enforcement, Zakharchenko has also helped to run the designer Fatima Misikova. The designer is interested in the consequence after a shootout on Rodchelskaya the street, after which he was arrested the kingpin Zakhary Kalashov (Shakro Young), and then the head of Department SK of the Russian Federation Mikhail Maksimenko and Deputy head of GSU SK the Russian Federation across Moscow, Denis Nikandrov. Misikova, according to a source long familiar with Zakharchenko, and he told her of a possible arrest, writes “Rosbalt”, then the designer fled the country, initiating his own death. In July 2016 the investigators have learned about the escape and declared Misikova wanted.

The main Directorate of economic security and counteraction of corruption (Guebipk) is engaged in the detection, prevention, suppression and disclosure of crimes in sphere of economic security and combating corruption, said on the Agency’s website. In 2014, Lieutenant-General Denis Sugrobov and his Deputy, major General Boris Kolesnikov was detained. According to investigators, Sugrobov and his staff conducted a search in violation of the laws, falsified the evidence and illegally attracted officials, top managers and even the famous medical professionals to criminal liability. As reported TFR spokesman Vladimir Markin, was charged Sugrobova 21 episode. Victims on business passed 30 people.