Alexey Navalnyi: Evgeny Odinokov / RIA Novosti
The account of the Fund of struggle against corruption (FBK) and the headquarters of Alexei Navalny blocked. On Thursday, August 8, said in his Twitter press-Secretary of the FCO Kira Armys.
Also, according to her, blocked personal accounts of employees, which is checked.
“Under the decision of Presnensky court imposed an interim measure in the form of arrest at the expense of the FCO and certain employees in the amount of 75 million rubles. This is the amount which is considered to be “laundered” (not a billion, according to IC). The expense of staff does not appear at all in this matter,” wrote Armys.
On Thursday morning it became known that employees of FBK were searched. Investigative actions were carried out the investigation of cases of money laundering.
August 3 it became known that the Investigative Committee opened a criminal case against leaders of the FBC according to reports from the interior Ministry of Russia content on the legalization of billion. A criminal case under part 4 of article 174 of the criminal code of Russian Federation (“Legalization (laundering) of money or other property, acquired other persons a criminal way”).
According to the investigation, from January 2016 to December 2018, individuals pertaining to the FBC received a large sum of money in rubles and foreign currency, which is “known to them have been acquired by criminal means”. Subsequently, they made the same amount of money to the accounts of several banks via ATMs to give a “fair view” possession means.
Media reported that a possible illegal scheme, which involved staff of the FBC, founded by Alexei Navalny, worked under cover of his presidential campaign in 2018.
The case of the financing of the FBC submitted for investigation to the Central office of the Investigative Committee of Russia.
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