Russian lawyer arrested on suspicion of fraud
MOSCOW, May 28 (RAPSI) – Attorney Sergey Shcherbakov has been arrested in Moscow on suspicion of involvement in organized fraud, according to the Investigative Committee’s press service.
Investigators plan to file a motion for his detention, the statement reads.
According to the investigation, Shcherbakov is related to a criminal gang of Moscow businessman Rafael Khamidullin and lawyer Fail Sadretdinov, engaged in preparing forged documents and have fraudulently acquiring of rights to Moscow property items, registeration of them as their ownership and bank accounts embezzlement. Allegedly, they caused damage worth over 250 million rubles ($3.5 million) by their actions.
Investigators believe that Sherbakov repeatedly represented the interests of actually late people upon the order of Sadretdinov and Khamidullin committing therefore property embezzlement.