Tag: Togliattiazot
New investigator appointed to take over criminal case against ToAZ beneficiaries
Investigation into a criminal case over organization of a criminal gang or participation thereof (Article 210.3 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation) against beneficiaries of Togliattiazot OJSC Vladimir and Sergey Makhlai, Ameropa AG owner Andreas Zivy and TOaZ ex-CEO Yevgeny Korolev is in progress. On December 30, 2021, it was taken over by a new investigator of the Russian Investigative Committee General Roman Nesterov, according to sources close to the lawyers of the defendants.
Bankruptcy commissioner of Tomet LLC sums up results of first meeting of creditors
The first meeting of creditors of Tomet LLC, which is a joint defendant in a criminal case over large-scale fraud and damages caused to PJSC Togliattiazot and JSC Uralchem, took place. Anatoly Selishchev, who was elected as the bankruptcy commissioner at the meeting, and is currently acting as the temporary manager of the company, told RAPSI about the most important results of this event, as well as about its future prospects.
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.
Legal analysis of interview of TOAZ beneficiary Sergey Makhlai
In the end of August, the former chairman of the board of directors of PJSC Togliattiazot Sergey Makhlai gave an extended commentary to the media regarding the details of the proceedings, in which he is a participant. In his statements, he accused Uralchem JSC of a number of offenses, and tried to present himself as a victim of a hostile takeover. RAPSI has studied the legal basis for the statements made by the convicted in absentia owner of TOAZ.
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.