Died in prison, “the Russian Elon musk” was suspected of money laundering


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Died in prison, the businessman Valery Wheat, named media “the Russian Elon Musk”, became a suspect in the laundering of money stolen from a shipbuilding enterprise “Admiralty shipyards”. On Tuesday, may 7, according to 78.ru.

In addition to Wheat, the defendant is his colleague and former CEO of the company “Novit About” Andrei Petrov. Currently he is under house arrest.

According to the investigation, being in cahoots, they, along with several unidentified persons from June to August 2016 kidnapped 78,9 million rubles of budget funds received by the prisoner with the shipbuilding enterprise agreement.

To hide the crime and to legalize the money, Petrov has acquired in the amount of 77.4 million rubles promissory discount notes of a Bank.

As specified in the Telegram-channel “Fontanka.ru”, a criminal case under part 4 of article 174 of the article (“Legalization in especially large size”) the criminal code of the Russian Federation.

On the death of Wheat in SIZO-4 in St. Petersburg it became known in April last year. The investigation claims that the man committed suicide; journalists initially insisted that he was tortured and killed.

Wheat was detained in January 2018 on suspicion of embezzlement of budget funds for the development of three-dimensional models of submarines of project 636 “Varshavyanka” for the defense Ministry. On these submarines is the very latest navigation equipment, resulting in greater secrecy. The project is considered one of the most successful Soviet and Russian underwater shipbuilding.

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