SC started a new criminal case on the civil wife of Colonel Zakharchenko
MOSCOW, may 11 — RIA Novosti. Russia’s investigative Committee opened a criminal case on falsification of evidence against Anastasia Pestrikova — law wife of the infamous Colonel Dmitry Zakharchenko, said the representative of the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation in Moscow’s Khamovniki court.
This became known during the meeting, which considered the claim of the girl on the recovery of the state’s 3 million rubles for illegal criminal prosecution (earlier SK the Russian Federation suspected her of embezzlement, but then dropped the charges). The representative of the Ministry of Finance, which is a defendant in this lawsuit, and asked to file the resolution on the new criminal case.
“The case was initiated by the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation, on 10 may, under article 303 of the criminal code of Russian Federation (Falsification of proofs)”, — he said RIA Novosti news Agency, having refused detailed comments.
Lawyer Pestrikova Valeria Tennikova also declined to comment because of the criminal itself is learned only in the course of the hearing.
Judge Herman Beginin attached to the document instituting the new criminal case and at the request of the representative of the Ministry of Finance attracted to girl’s civil lawsuit the Prosecutor General’s office as a third party, because the Supervisory authority continued past the criminal proceedings against Pestrikova.
At the end of September last year Pestrikova detained in Samara airport while trying to fly to Cyprus for your child, where he was at with friends family.
The detention was issued under case of fraud, the investigative Committee suspected her of trying to steal $ 16 million from his friend Lily Gorshkova. The result Pestrikova spent 48 hours in a temporary detention facility on Petrovka street in Moscow.
The investigation claimed that the source of these funds is Colonel Zakharchenko.
This money was previously arrested in a criminal case against ex-COP in the accounts of VTB 24 opened in the name of Gorshkova.
Subsequently, the family’s lawyer Tennikova Valery Zakharchenko told RIA Novosti that the case Pestrikova was closed for lack of evidence. Pestrikova now trying to recover from the state for moral and material damage (cost of lawyers).