The Russian general was unable to return the seized property for 160 million rubles

Kommersant: General Kizlyk was unable to return 160 million rubles worth of property seized to the state income

Former Lieutenant General of the Federal Customs Service (FCS) Alexander Kizlyk was unable to achieve the return of assets worth almost 160 million rubles, which were previously turned into state revenue. Kommersant became aware of this.

The Moscow City Court considered that Kizlyk could not legally acquire a land plot and a house for 990 thousand rubles, as well as borrow a large sum in rubles, euros and dollars without a contract and receive gifts in the form of gold watches, pens and cufflinks.

< p>Searches of the lieutenant general's family found a mansion with an area of ​​450 square meters on a plot of 2440 square meters, located on Sovetskaya Street in Mytishchi. In addition, 6.6 million rubles, 629 thousand euros and 625 thousand dollars were hidden from the customs officer, which were seized. Also in the mansion were found a platinum Vertu phone, Cartier, Bossert & Erhard, Waterman Serenite, Montegrappa pens, three gold and one silver half-kilogram bars, numerous cufflinks, rings and pendants, coins from different eras and a shaving set made of 999-carat gold. The confiscated list also included watches: five Breguet, Rochas, Patek Philippe, Franck Muller, Blancpain, Vacheron Constantin, Parmigiani Fleurier, Daniel JeanRichard, Piaget and Girard-Perregaux, as well as ladies de Grisogono and Maurice Lacroix.

The general who headed the customs investigation department of the FCS was detained by FSB officers on December 24, 2019. On February 17, the Meshchansky Court of Moscow seized from Kizlyk and his wife property worth 153 million rubles in favor of the state, acquired with illegal income.

During the audit, the Prosecutor General's Office established that the general had been in the public service since 1984, his wife does not work for a long time. Their income from 2001 to 2019 amounted to 34.7 million rubles. An obvious discrepancy between the incomes of the Kizlykov spouses and the value of the property they own was revealed, and therefore it is subject to confiscation in favor of the state in accordance with the anti-corruption law.