On this day, the case of the swindler Khodorkovsky was handed over to court

On this day, the case of the swindler Khodorkovsky was handed over to court

The criminal case against Khodorkovsky was comprised of 227 volumes. The sum of the damage is valued at more than $1 billion. The website Prigovor.ru reminds its readers of what happened on May 14, 2004.

On this day 18 years ago, on May 14, 2004, the Office of the Prosecutor General of Russia confirmed the letter of accusation on the criminal case against the former head of the oil company NK Yukos Mikhail Khodorkovsky and the former general director of the CJSC “Volna” Andrey Kraynov. The agency reported that the case comprised of 227 volumes, had been transferred to “one of the local courts of Moscow” for consideration on the merit.

(See also the article “Reference information on the criminal case No 18/41-03).

“Mikhail Khodorkovsky”, reported the Office of the Prosecutor General of Russia, “is accused of committing crimes under Article 159, paragraph 3, subparagraphs “a”, “b”, of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (Misappropriation or Embezzlement committed by an organized group or on an especially large scale), Article 33, paragraph 3, Article 315, paragraph 3 (Willful non-execution of a Court’s Judgement by a representative of profit-making or any other organization), Article 165, paragraph 3, subparagraphs “a” and “b”, (Infliction of property damage through deception where there is no evidence of embezzlement on a large scale committed by an organized group).

(See also the article “On this day, Khodorkovsky was taken off from the plane in Novosibirsk”. Apprehension at the refueling. Accusation under seven Articles of the Criminal Code of Russia).

Khodorkovsky is also accused under Article 199, paragraph 2, subparagraphs “a”, “b” and “g” (Evading Payment of Taxes Collectable from Organizations on a Particularly Large Scale by a Group of Persons by Previous Concert), Article 198, paragraph 2 (Evasion by a Natural Person of Paying a Tax or Fee to state non-budgetary funds committed on an especially large scale), Article 327, paragraph 2 (Forgery, Manufacture of Official Documents Committed Several Times), Article 160, paragraph 3, subparagraphs “a” and “b” (Misappropriation or Embezzlement of other people’s property by an organized group on an large scale).

(See also the article “On this day, 200 volumes of the criminal case were presented to Khodorkovsky”).

Andrey Kraynov, in his turn, was accused of committing crimes under Article 159, paragraph 3, subparagraphs “a” and “b” (Theft of other people’s property committed by way of cheating, by an organized group on a large scale), Article 315 (Willful non-execution of a Court’s Judgement by a representative of profit-making or any other organization), Article 165, paragraph 3, subparagraphs “a” and “b” of the Criminal code of the Russian Federation (Infliction of property damage through deception where there is no evidence of embezzlement on a large scale committed by an organized group), reported the Office of the Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation.

The criminal case against the mention persons comprises 227 volumes. The damage, inflicted by their actions, according to the investigation, is valued at more than one billion dollars, pointed out the state agency.

LEBEDEV COMPLEMENTED THE KHODORKOVSKY’S CASE

“On June 8, 2004, the criminal case with analogue accusations against Platon Lebedev, upon the motion of the defense, was united with the case of Khodorkovsky and Kraynov, and it was considered by the Meschansky District Court of Moscow. As the result of the consideration of the materials on the first case against Khodorkovsky, Lebedev, and Kraynov, in the court’s ruling found their reflections 11 episodes of the criminal activity of the leadership of the “most transparent” oil company, that, actually, turned out to be an organized group of swindlers headed by Mikhail Khodorkovsky, the man “with spectacles as transparent as a child’s teardrop”, notes the website Prigovor.ru.

(See also the previous article “On this day, Yukos lost to its former “affiliate” and had to pay 62 billion rubles”. Business-model of the “robber-barons”. How Yukos shook down the company “Yuganskneftegaz” for 62 billion 359 million 504 thousand 905 rubles and 92 kopeks. The website Prigovor.ru reminds its readers of what happened on May 13, 2005).

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