Deputy Head of the Legal Department of the NK YUKOS. She was arrested on December 7, 2004 on charges of crimes under Article 160 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (embezzlement or embezzlement) and Article 198 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (tax evasion and non-payment). On April 19, 2006, the Simonovsky District Court of Moscow found Bakhmina guilty of embezzlement and facilitating the legalization of the property of JSC Tomskneft (under the leadership of the head of the legal department of the NK YUKOS Aleksanyan and the deputy. chief Gololobov) in the amount of 8 billion rubles, in tax evasion from an individual on a particularly large scale - in the amount of over 600 thousand rubles. He was sentenced to 7 years of general regime. On August 24, 2006, the Moscow City Court reduced the term of Bakhmina's stay behind bars to 6.5 years. Both Simonovsky and the Moscow City Court, in view of the gravity of the crimes committed, refused to postpone the execution of the sentence to Bakhmina until the youngest child of the convicted woman reaches 14 years.