Living in England, the banker German Gorbuntsov has filed a lawsuit against the owners of the group of companies “1520”, Boris Usherovich and Valery Markelov — the main defendants in the case against former officer of Guebipk of the MIA of the Russian Federation Dmitry Zakharchenko. The financier requires them in the High court of London, the $1.2 billion He considers that lost assets in this amount during the extortion. Are wanted Osherovich just recently moved from Israel to London.
As told to “Rosbaltu” a source familiar with the situation, Boris Usherovich, in the fall of 2018 away from Russia, settled first in Cyprus and then from there by boat moved to Israel. Such movements were related to the fact that Russia had arrested his partner, “1520” Valery Markelov, and Osherovich declared in the international search. They are both accused of systematic giving very big bribes Zakharchenko for the protection of the security forces for their business that was built on getting giant contracts from the Railways.
Back in the spring of “Rosbalt” reported that Usherovich in Gibraltar has filed to the British authorities the request for political asylum. During the interview, the businessman said immigration officer that was doing business in Russia, but his company is constantly subjected to extortion by law enforcement and intelligence services, and his companion was forced to pay them bribes. This is precisely the situation Osherovich binds his persecution in Russia. After that he departed from Gibraltar.
Himself Osherovich tried to refute this information, posting live from Israel. However, recently he was sick of playing “hide and seek”. According to sources the Agency, he came to London to start to settle there for permanent residence.
Testimony about billions Zakharchenko came from London
In England Osherovich met the banker Dmitry Motorin (is wanted by “the wise”) and “fixer” Dmitry Smychkovski. The latter is wanted by the FSB for the mediation of a bribe in $1 million TFR employees for the release of the “authority” Andrey Kochanova (Italian). Motorin and Smychkovski longtime friends and partners. Among other things, in London, they own a firm engaged in organization of hunting. All together London, the fugitives went to the albert hall for the concert of Mark Knopfler.
According to the interlocutor of the Agency, then Osherovich hosted a conversation with representatives of different departments of England. Then the businessman began searching the property for human habitation.
At the new place of Osherovich waited and unpleasant surprise. To him and his business partner, Valery Markelov in London’s High court filed a lawsuit for $1.2 billion, the same amount required by their former business partner, Gherman Gorbuntsov, along with his lawyer Vadim and Vedenina which is one of the key witnesses in the “case of the wise”.
In particular, they gave the investigators the laptop, which contained a database of shadow banking transactions with the Railways and information about the real recipients of these funds. Also there was a “black accounts” for the payment of bribes Zakharchenko and other security forces.
In the lawsuit Gorbuntsov claims that his business partners Markelov and Osherovich attracted to his side the representatives of the criminal world, by armed threats to himself and his wife was forced to rewrite to other firms almost all his Russian assets: CJSC “Sokolniki sports Palace”, ZAO “Industrial financial group STB”, two land plots in the Odintsovo district, 100 thousand square meters of commercial space, shares in six banks and six plants. The total damage family Gorbuntsov appreciated just $1.2 billion as a result, the banker moved to London, where a few years ago he was assassinated.