In Moscow law enforcement officers have detained the head of the Association for the protection of copyright in the Internet Maxim Rabika on suspicion in extortion of 50 million rubles from the owner of the online store. Currently, all materials on this case were transferred to the investigative bodies of the MIA of Russia for the adoption of the procedural decision, reports TASS.
“During carrying out quickly-investigation actions employees of the Main Department of own safety of the MIA of Russia in a cafe in downtown Moscow caught red-handed receiving part of this sum – 5 million roubles detained two men suspected of fraud,” – said the official representative of the Russian Ministry of internal Affairs of Irina Volk.
According to her, against the founder of one of the online stores had previously been prosecuted for illegal sales of electronic products. “Using this information and acting as intermediaries or representatives of victim organizations, the attackers began to blackmail him 50 million rubles as compensation to the injured party. To dispose of the money they were going at their discretion,” explained Wolf.
Note that the afternoon of 6 October Rabuka in conversation with journalists “Газеты.Ru” denied information about their detention. “I don’t know where this information is. I was not detained,” he said. The media, however, reported that Rabuka together with his friend Artem Alexandrov promised to close a criminal case against the businessman for 5 million rubles. In this regard, he was arrested in restaurant Burgers and Crabs the transfer of money.
“No Artem Aleksandrov I don’t know the restaurant Burgers and Crabs I wasn’t either yesterday or today,” added Rabuka. He also disproved the information that was demanding money from anyone for the termination of criminal cases. “Not required and not promised. I’m not an investigator to the case to close” – he stressed.
Association for the protection of copyright on the Internet (ISAPI) is searching for illegal content owned by its clients, and struggle with its placement. AZAPI has repeatedly sued on various grounds, with the participation of this organization, a decision was reached on the indefinite blocking of the popular Russian torrent tracker Rutracker.org.