Deputy Business Manager of LLC "YUKOS-Moscow".
Participant in theft schemes developed jointly with Mikhail Trushin, First Vice-President of YUKOS-Moscow LLC. On November 18, 2004, Kurtsin was arrested and charged under Article 174 (legalization of money or other property acquired by criminal means) and Article 160 (embezzlement or embezzlement). Under the guise of charity, 342 million rubles were stolen and legalized by Kurin and Trushin to fake public organizations from January to July 2004. On December 1, 2005, the Lefortovo Court of Moscow sentenced Kurtsin to 14 years of imprisonment in a high-security colony.