Rus News Journal

The owner Arbat - Prestige it is left under guards

Moscow City Court on February, 11th has rejected the complaint of protection of the owner of a chain store system Arbat - Prestige Vladimir Nekrasov accused of evasion from payment of taxes on ch. 2 items 199 of the criminal code of Russian Federation (evasion from payment of taxes and tax collections from the organisations in especially large size) for the sum of 49 million rbl. Now it are in custody in a pre-trial detention centre Sailor`s silence . According to protection, the businessman could be released under the pledge which sum would equal to the size of non-payment charged to it.
Vladimir Nekrasov`s protection has considered that in 2007 the sum paid Arbat - Prestige taxes made some billions roubles so the sum charged to the businessman cannot be considered especially large. According to lawyer Nekrasov, this sum could be paid in case of tax claims, but they were not . Lawyers also have declared that the basis for the maintenance of the businessman under guards cannot be and presence at it a dual citizenship (Russia and France) as in Russia there is a permanent job and a residence of the owner Arbat - Prestige .

the State accuser in turn insisted that the decision on Vladimir Nekrasov`s conclusion under guards was lawful and proved and accordingly does not demand any changes. The court has supported a position of the public prosecutor. the judicial board has defined the decision of Ostankinsky court of Moscow about election to Nekrasov a preventive punishment in the form of imprisonment to leave without change, and the appeal - without satisfaction - it is told in the decision of Moscow City Court.

we will remind, charge on this business to Simeon Mogilevichu (passes on business as Sergey Schneider) has been shown Nekrasov, and also the arrested person on January, 30th. Simeon Mogilevich known also under surnames of Palagnjuk, Telesh, Sajman, Suvorov, Makelvich and others, is in the international search about 15 years. In particular in the USA it is accused of racket, swindle and washing up will put.

we consider charges absurd. Of what Nekrasov is accused, to it is not clear - has declared then Nekrasov Alexander Dobrovinsky`s lawyer. Defenders have specified that officially two appear in business accused - Vladimir Nekrasov and Simeon Mogilevich only. Though to me it is not clear, what relation to Arbat to Prestige Schneider has. My client really was with it a sign through its former wife, but Schneider to Arbat to Prestige no any relation has - has noted Dobrovinsky. In business and a site of the spouse of Simeon Mogilevicha of the lawyer of Olga Schneider representatives of protection could not inform anything On the status. it is a mysterious figure - has told Dobrovinsky.

Vladimir Nekrasov and Simeon Mogilevich have been detained on January, 23rd. Next day the court authorised their arrest. Under the version of the investigation, Mogilevich was one of participants of criminal group which in 2005 - has organised 2006 evasion from payment of taxes to the sum of 49 million rbl. of chain store systems Arbat Prestige . The consequence considers that this group included the general director and the official owner Arbat Prestige Vladimir Nekrasov. Third them podelnikom, under the version of the investigation, the former spouse Mogilevicha rendering under the contract legal services of Open Society " was; Arbat Prestige Olga Schneider. As appears from documents of a consequence with which have acquainted defenders, it, being the lawyer, was responsible for legal cover of tax swindle. The consequence considers that during the period from January, 2005 till December 2006 - go by entering into tax declarations of obviously false data Nekrasov has evaded from payment of taxes by the company for the sum of 49 million 511 thousand rbl.