Konstantin Ponomarev (right)Photo by Gennady Gulyaev / Kommersant
The Prosecutor asked to sentence accused of obviously false denunciation Konstantin Ponomarev to 8.5 years in a General regime colony. On Tuesday, may 21, his lawyer Anna Stavitskaya said owned by Grigory Berezkin RBC.
The prosecution alleges that he committed it during the litigation with the Swedish concern IKEA. In addition, the capital management of Investigatory Committee imputes a tax evasion amounting to 4.7 billion rubles, fraud and other crimes. Currently, most episodes of his case never came to court.
For another defendant in the case, lawyer Maxim Zagorsky, the Prosecutor asked the same duration and deprivation of the right to practice law and law for three years.
According to investigators, they, along with several figureheads filed in magistrate courts near Moscow Ramenskoye statement of libel, having received favorable decisions for themselves. The texts of the resolutions contained references to certain circumstances including disputes with IKEA, and their judicial confirmation helped the businessman to evade taxes and liability for criminal offences.
Ponomarev — the owner of the company “Autonomous power supply”. In 2010, under the settlement agreement sued the Russian structures IKEA, which leased the generators to power stores, 25 billion rubles of arrears from 2007 to 2008. Then the businessman asked the company for another 33 billion for the next rental period, but these claims were rejected by the Russian courts. Subsequently, he sued IKEA for another 507 million rubles and claimed to be 9.3 billion rubles.
Ponomarev is included in the “Magnitsky list”.
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