Article on suspicion of money laundering through Wadan Yards in Germany, 2015, taken down from Focus magazine

Translation: The Wadan Yards Group from Wismar has often dealt with dubious millions in payments and dubious owners. The former owner Andrei Burlakov – an entrepreneur with ties to the Russian mafia – died from the bullets of a contract killer. He had previously sold the ailing Wadan shipyard to Igor Yusufov, ex-minister and Gazprom …

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Drug trafficking in the Russian diplomatic pouch, Argentina, 2018

Federal Prosecutor’s Office of Argentina, case № 17882/2016. accusation act from 21 May 2018 against a criminal group composed “minimum of” Alexander Chikalo, Ivan Blizniuk, Andrey Kovalchuk, Ali Abyanov, Ishtimir (Timur Khudzhamov), accused of drug traffiquing via Russian diplomatic mail. Police operation is called “12 reinas” (12 queens), after 12 suit cases with drugs found …

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Vyacheslav Shevchenko’s testimony against Yuri Shutov

On February 11, 1999, State Duma’s deputy Vyacheslav Shevchenko, living in Sankt-Petersburg, acting as a witness, accuses Yuri Shutov of beeing a criminal authority and planning an attempt on his life. Yuriy Shutov  – an early assistant in Sobchak’s administration who was fired after accusing the mayor’s office of corruption. See book by Shutov: “the …

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Ruslan Koliak’s testimony against Yuri Shutov

On June 25, 1999, a Sankt-Petersburg’s criminal authority Ruslan Koliak, acting as a witness, acuses Yuri Shutov of beeing a criminal authority. Koliak learned it, being himself in custody, from another detainee, who said he was a “killer contracted by Shutov”. Yuriy Shutov  – an early assistant in Sobchak’s administration who was fired after accusing …

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Indictment of “Troika” (Tambovskaya gang) case and Gennady Petrov in Spain, May 2015

Dated of May 29, 2015. See also Russian translation. In 2007, Spanish Special Anticorruption Prosecutor’s office started to investigate the activity of Russian members of Tambov-Malyshev (Tambovsko-Malyshevskaya, Tambovskaya) gang settled in Spain since 1998. Three main suspects, Gennady Petrov, Alexander Malyshev and Sergey Kuzmin, were targeted. Sergey Kuzmin escaped the arrest in Spain, while Petrov …

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Spanish Russian mafia Troika case: press release of the court on “uneconomic” transcations of the defendants

“However strange, uneconomic or unconventional were the commercial operations in which the defendants invested, if the origin of the acquired, converted, transmitted or concealed property is not proven of beeing from criminal activity, there is no money-laundering offence, “explains the Chamber (translation of the last paragraph of the press release on the sentence in Troika …

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Arrest warrant of Vorontsov, Gofsthein (Kalashov case in Spain)

Arrest warrant for several Russian and Spanish citizens in Spain, considered to be part of the criminal gang of Zakhar Kalashov (see also the sentence issued by the Supreme Court of Spain), alias Shakro, dated of 2006. Among them Oleg Vorontsov, residing in Madrid, was also considered to be close to Gafur Rakhimov. Vorontsov ensured …

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Petition to Spanish court by the defendant Juan Untoria, Tambov gang case: Petrov was a KGB agent

One of the defendants in Spanish “Russian mafia case” (Tambovskaya gang or Troika case), Juan Untoria Augustin, asks the judge to release him from pre-trial detention. He argues that the presumed head of the gang, Gennadi (Gennadios) Petrov was introduced to him by his classmate, Spanish intelligence officer. Mr Untoria states that the officer knew …

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BND’s report on drug trafficking and money laundering in Liechtenstein, 1999, SPAG company

German Intelligence BND’s report on drug’s money laundering in Liechtenstein, April 1999. p. 15: ” Zwischenzeitlich wurde bekannt, dass diese Bank vim organisierten Verbrechen noch zur Anlage bereits gewaschenen Geldes genutzt wird. Einen nachriechtendiesntlichen Hinweis zufolge transferieren russiesche Kriminelle über dieses Finanzinstitut die Mittel zum Erwerb bon Immobilien in Russland. Auch in diesen Transfer verdient …

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