Kommersant: the FSB has listened to the defendants in high-profile cases from the UK through a samovar
The FSB for getting dirt on the chief of the interagency cooperation and private security Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation Mikhail Maksimenko has installed a listening device in the previously given to him by secret service samovar, found out the newspaper “Kommersant”.
Information about bribes from representatives of the thief in law Zachariah kalashova (Shakro Young), obtained through the “bug” made it possible to charge three high-ranking employees of SK – Michael Maksimenko, the head of management of own security (USB) Committee Alexander Limonova and the first Deputy head of GSU SK across Moscow, Denis Nikandrov. On the eve of the Moscow city court has left in custody until December 19.
At the hearings in Moscow city court the defendants in the corruption scandal, said about the illegality of the operational-search activities, which in their regard was carried out by the FSB. While defendants argued that the investigation data does not prove their involvement in the bribery.
According to “Kommersant”, the sanction on carrying out investigations against Maksimenko issued by the Chairman of the court composition of the military cases of the Supreme court Igor Krupnov 23 December 2015 – a week after a shootout in the capital of restaurant Elements on Rochdelskaya street, which was attended by people Shakro.
At this time, Maksimenko was in the hospital. Taking advantage of the absence of the owner, employees of the FSB in judicial sanctions installed “bugs” in the apartment and the office Maksimenko. And for the last bookmark was used the player with the logo of the FSB and the inscription: “Office “M” (fighting corruption in law enforcement) presented to Colonel in the KGB. According to the source, after discharge from the hospital Maximenko found the “bookmark”, but to take any action, they did not. “I’ve got crammed, and the glory of God. Let them see that I’m normal and do not take bribes,” he reportedly said.
The entry, which dealt with General nikandrova, were obtained in the spring of 2016. Listen to a talk Maximenko and Nikandrov. As can be seen from transcripts of the speech while speaking about the case regarding the shooting on Rochdelskaya. From the responses nikandrova, it became known that the investigator, who did not fulfill his orders, the General was suspended for a bribe. Another investigator has softened charges against assistant Shakro. In a criminal case says that the bribe was not less than 500 thousand dollars.
The money issue was discussed in the Cabinet Maximenko and may 12. Then the Colonel spoke with the head of USB of the Committee Alexander by Lamonova and said that in his supposedly safe is a certain amount – 500. Saying about money, which is actually in the safe was not, he hoped to provoke the operatives for the military operation in the office of the TFR and when it fails, get rid of their care, according to investigators. But the surgery did not spend.
Denis Nikandrov, Mikhail Maksimenko and Alexander Limonov was arrested on charges of receiving bribes from crime boss Zakhary Kalashov for retraining brought against his henchmen of the criminal case.