MOSCOW, November 9 (RAPSI) – Investigation into attorney Sergey Shcherbakov and other alleged members of a criminal group charged with organized property fraud is completed, the press service of the Moscow Investigative Committee’s Directorate reports Monday.

Prosecutors are to approve indictment in the case, the statement reads.

According to the investigation, businessman Rafael Khamidullin and lawyer Fail Sadretdinov, organized a gang engaged in preparing forged documents, fraudulent acquiring of rights to Moscow property items, registeration of them as their ownership and bank accounts embezzlement. Allegedly, their actions caused damage worth over 250 million rubles (about $3.5 million).

Shcherbakov as a lawyer ordered by the group organizers repeatedly represented interests of actually deceased persons thus stealing items of immovable property, investigators claim.