Press conference in Vienna on Mogilevich and Cherny

bawag_42-78 Сообщение о проведении пресс-конференции фракции Зеленых в Парламенте Австрии по теме “Новые уголовные наказания для журналистов?” Сообщается о законопроекте Федерального министерства юстиции Австрии об изменении уголовного права, который сейчас находится на рассмотрении (2007). Речь в законопроекте идет о переносе реформы предварительного производства по уголовным делам в основное судебное производство. Законопроект также вводит наказания в Уголовный кодекс. Изменения касаются введения запрета на публичный доступ к персональным данным, если с этим связаны интересы по сохранению секретов. Зеленые считают, что законопроект направлен на ограничение свободы журналистов. Изложение позиции по поводу попыток замять ситуацию со стороны SPÖ (Социал-демократическая партия Австрии) и ÖVP (Австрийская…

Affidavit by Dietmar Clodo on Orban’s corruption by the Solntsevo Gang

…for Mr. Mogilevich. I was officially introduced to him later, after he quit his job with the police. It happened in 1996/1997. Semyon Mogilevich asked me to hand him money, and I did so. It was clear to me that these people were influential. For me, Sándor Pintér was just one out of many corrupt people to whom I handed envelopes containing cash on behalf of Mogilevich. He and other people used to come to my home on Meggy Utca 19, in the third district of Budapest. They used to take money in envelopes, 10,000 Deutsche Marks each. This practice…

Eural Trans Gas, Moglievich affiliated company, Hungary, deed of foundation

eural-deedoffoundation opten_cegtort_eural For obscure reasons, instead of re-exporting Turkmenian gas to Ukraine independently, Gazprom ceded its gas exporting rights to a company called EuralTransGas (ETG). The company had been registered in the Hungarian village of Csabdi by Zeev Gordon, Mogilevich’s attorney, with András Knopp, former head of Gazprom’s Hungarian office, as CEO. Knopp is known to have been at least closely acquainted with Mogilevich (in the early 2000s, the German investigators of the Solntsevskaya gang’s money laundering activities came across Knopp’s notes, which included Mogilevich’s phone number in Knopp’s handwriting). As of today, Knopp is a defendant in the Indian…

Rosukrenergo, Firtash, Chernoy, Bawag – parliamentary inquiry in Austria, 2007 (open part)

Firtash parliamentary hearings in Austria Сommittee of inquiry concerning Financial Market Authority, BAWAG, Hypo Alpe-Adria and other financial service providers – incl. Raiffeisenbank work on behalf of Dmitry Firtash and Ivan Fursin. Raiffeisenbank representatives claimed that they did compliance check with the due dilligence company Kroll which found that Firtash made his carrier not only as Semyon Mogilevich’s man, there were various factors (p. 95): Deputy Mag. Werner Kogler (Greens): The content of this [Kroll] report what is it? With which main arguments at most also proof these were rather public concerns about Firtash, possibly Fursin – there I am…

Hermitage Capital’s investigation into possible corruption at Gazrom, Eural Trans Gas and Rosukrenergo, 2005

…unknown beneficiaries participating in RosUkrEnergo via Raiffeisen Investment. At that time Hermitage Capital was minory shareholder of Gazprom. As this Hermitage’s presentation shows, the figure comes from the official accounting of Gazprom itself, comparing what Gazprom could have had earned without giving monopoly of export to Ukraine to Eural Trans Gas and Rosukrenergo. See also: official owners of RosUkrEnegro from Swiss business registry. Austrian Parliamentary inquiry into Russian organized crime and Rosukrenegro, open part, sealed part (in German), 2007. Austrian police’s report on Semyon Mogilevich mentioning his ties to Eural Trans Gas, Rosukrenergo and Dmitry Firtash (in German), 2005.  …

Rudi Giuliani’s donor linked to organized crime

…1995 to the Clinton-Gore campaign, and $2,750 in 1996 and 1997 contributions from the president of YBM Magnex to the National Republican Congressional Committee. U.S. authorities say YBM Magnex was a money-laundering vehicle for Semyon Mogilevich, a Hungarian-based figure alleged to be an organized-crime boss. The Center says it has been investigating how billions of dollars of money whisked out of Russia may have ended up in U.S. safe havens – and also, how “political campaigns … end up with equally questionable contributions as suspected Russian organized crime figures seek to move into the U.S. political mainstream. Giuliani Mogilevich MT…

Gafur Rakhimov to challenge OFAC’s designation

USCOURTS-Gafur Rakhimov Gafur Rakhimov sued United States Department of the Treasury and Office of foreign assets control (OFAC), in 2020. Rakhimov is designated as a sponsor of an international criminal organization by OFAC and US treasury. US District court for the District of Columbia dismissed his complaint. In recent years, Rakhimov was seen together with crimelord Simon Mogilevich from Solntsevskaya gang and with Sergey Lalakin from Podolskaya gang….

Gafur Rakhimov to meet with Daimler Benz in Stuttgart

Gafur from Roth List of participants of the meeting with the leadership of Daimler-Benz, among them “Mr Gafur Rakhimov, Agro Plus K & M”, which took place on 14 June, 1996 in Stuttgart. Switzerland based company Agro Plus K&M existed in 1992-1998. OCCRP liked the company to than residing in Switzerland Sergey Mikhailov (Mikhas) from Solntsevskaya gang . In 2017 Mikhailov appears to have good relations with State Duma member Vladimir Shamanov as well as with Gafur Rakhimov and Semen Mogilevich.   Source: Jürgen Roth’s archive….

The connection between the FSB and organized crime: Swiss Intelligence’s analytical report

FSB und OK Schweizer Bericht re Swiss Intelligence report on cooperation between organized crime and the FSB, June 2007. Swiss authors say that German intelligence verifies the existence of “symbiosis” between Russian organized crime and intelligence, but the Swiss can see only cooperation between them on a case-to-case basis. German language. Names mentioned: Mogilevich, Luchansky, Birshtein, Kantor. Entities: Seabeco group. See English translation here. See Russian translation here. Source: Jürgen Roth’s archive. Low-quality copy. See also Chapter 4 of the report titled “Beziehungen zwischen OK und ND” — “Relationship between criminality and the intelligence services” in readable German….

Ex-Stasi agent to bribe a Swiss policeman, indictment

In December 2020, in Switzerland a policemen was convicted. He accepted a bribe from a Firtash´s representative Christina Wilkening. See the indictment on TBCA, issued in January 2020, in Zurich, German. Mrs Wilkening was supposed to clean Dmytro Firtash from the image of Putin’s puppet and “Mogilevich’s man”, as well as to harm an unrelated probe, on Mykola Martynenko’s case. Schweiz wilkening polizist…