The court arrested the Moscow property of the former lawyer of Yukos

Basmanny court of Moscow has arrested the property of living in the U.S. a former Yukos lawyer Pavel Ivlev on charges of embezzlement and money laundering, reports “RIA Novosti”. Thereby the court has satisfied the petition of the investigation and seized the 1/3 share of an apartment on the 3rd Parkovaya street in Moscow, owned by Ivlev.

The consequence considers that Ivlev in an organized group, headed by ex-head of Yukos Mikhail Khodorkovsky has awarded more than 195 million tons of oil producing companies of Yuganskneftegaz, Samaraneftegaz and Tomskneft, for a total amount of about 925 billion rubles.

In 2001-2003, Ivlev a part of the same organized group of legalized 133 billion rubles received from the sale of stolen oil, under the guise of receiving dividends Cypriot founders, controlled by members of an organized group “Danki limited” and “Nassauborg Management limited”, according to investigators.

The term of investigation was extended until 2 December.

In January 2012, the investigating authorities filed against Ivlev criminal case under three articles of the criminal code — “misappropriation of entrusted funds”, “money laundering and complicity in tax evasion”.

Ivlev, who lives in new York, was twice arrested in absentia in Russia.