The prosecutor said that the property belonged to close relatives of the former FSB officer, but in fact was in their use.
The prosecutor petitioned the court. According to the text of the document, the accomplices of the ex-FSB officer of the Russian Federation – Cherkalin – who was sentenced to 7 years for fraudulent actions and bribery, were left without 87 sites in Moscow and the region, as well as without 4 apartments and an Italian villa. In addition, they took away plus + houses and one non-residential premises.
The case is being considered within the walls of the Moscow Garrison Military Court. The defendants are ex-FSB employees Vasilyev, Frolov and ex-shareholder of Kreditimpex Bank – Shkurko. According to the prosecutor’s petition, it is necessary to extend the arrest period imposed on the assets of a former employee of a federal agency. According to the materials of the prosecutor, it becomes clear that the accused had a lot of real estate, a Lexus, an expensive wristwatch, about 6 million USD. And all this property allegedly belongs to the relatives of the accused.
According to the defense of the accused Vasiliev and Frolov, there is no direct evidence that indicates that this property belongs to their clients. And it is worth noting that the mansion in Italy, according to the declarations, was held in 2013 and is listed on the account of Frolov’s father.
In addition, Frolov commented on this villa as follows: “I don’t understand what you are talking about. In the photo we can see some kind of destroyed frame with window openings, broken walls and thickets in the local area. “
The victim is Igor Tkach. It was he who confirmed that the four-storey villa can hardly be called a destroyed frame. And it belongs directly to Frolov. Weaver also commented that the cottage had reached an abandoned state due to Frolov’s potential move after being fired abroad. In advance, Frolov bought restaurants, began a radical renovation of the villa, wishing to make there 2 SPA and Jacuzzi, costing several hundred EUR.
Let us remember that Cherkalin has been in custody for over 2 years (since April 1919). The investigation believes that he became the owner of 850,000 USD for patronizing one company. In addition, the workers pressed another entrepreneur to transfer part of the authorized capital worth RUB 490 million. In the first steps of the investigation, it was discovered that the ex-colonel and his entourage took away part of the assets worth 6 billion RUB, seized in favor of the state. The prosecutor demanded that Cherkalin be sentenced to 11 years in prison, as well as a fine of a little over RUB 34 million.
As a result, on April 22, 2021 Cherkalin was sentenced to 7 years in prison.