Tag: Taxes
Case over TOAZ assets fraud in the Makhlais interests forwarded to prosecutors
The Main Directorate on Major Crimes Investigation of Russia’s Investigative Committee has completed a probe into a criminal case against Xenia Balashova, the CEO of “Kontaz LLC”. Balashova stands charged with evasion of the profit tax for year 2008 (p.p. a, b of Article 199.2 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation). Earlier, Balashova pleaded guilty to the crimes charged declaring she acted under direct instructions of Vladimir Makhlai.
TOAZ case defendants suspected of attempted bribery of Russian Supreme Court
A criminal case over attempted bribery on an especially large scale (part 3 of Article 30 and part 5 of Article 291 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation) has been instituted against the beneficiary of Togliattiazot PJSC (TOAZ) Sergey Makhlai, the former chairman of the board of Togliattikhimbank Alexander Popov and the former head of the TOAZ security service Oleg Antoshin. According to the investigation, the suspects intended to bribe judges of the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation for canceling the decision to recover tax arrears from TOAZ.