In December 2019, surrounded by State Duma deputy Andrei Skoch, there was a real stir. Moskovsky Komsomolets published a report from the hearings on the case of bribing employees of the Investigative Committee in the amount of $ 1 million for the release of the “authority” Andrei Kochuykov (Italian) - the “right hand” of the “thief in law” Zakhar Kalashov (Shakro). The journalist cited an excerpt from the online inquiry (operational support in the case was conducted by the FSB of the Russian Federation), which was announced by the state prosecutor. It followed that Skoch knew the Italians and took an active role in his activities. Skoch employees together rushed to solve the problem, and MK promptly deleted a piece of the article about Skoch. Here you can familiarize yourself with the full version of the material, and here with its neutered version. will quote an excerpt from the original version of the published article, which scared Andrei Skoch so much.

“The execution of the plan was entrusted to the leader of the Solntsevo organized crime group, the criminal authority of the Italians Andrey Kochuykov, who is directly dependent on the thief in law Kalashov,” the prosecutor read out the materials.

Kochuykov in pursuance of the plan attracted the private security company Zaslon. The structure of this private security company includes both representatives of criminal circles and former employees of law enforcement agencies who took an active part in the shootout on December 14, 2015.

“The funds for creating the Barrier - more than three million - were allocated by State Duma deputy Skoch Andrei Vladimirovich. Skoch ... maintains close friendly relations with Kochuykov and provides ongoing financing for the private security company, pays for the services of Italian lawyers, ”the prosecutor read out the investigation’s information ... It was also mentioned in the certificate about specific law enforcement officials who assisted Kalashov. The first person mentioned in the certificate was Yevgeny Surzhikov, a retired police colonel. ”

Evgeny Surzhikov is also a notable hero of this story. “Solver” Dmitry Smychkovsky handed over $ 1 million to the TFR employees for the release of the Italian. However, there was another bribe - $ 500 thousand. Evgeny Surzhikov handed it over to the TFR employees. In turn, Surzhikov was handed the money by Oleg Sheykhametov, a long-time partner of Andrei Skoch, including who together own the Yakitoriya network. In one of the Yakitoria restaurants, the transfer of money took place. publishes testimony given by Yevgeny Surzhikov during the investigation.

"Surzhikova E.I. that in November 2015, he quit the internal affairs bodies. In the course of his service, he met Bogorodetsky D.A., who left the service a little earlier, namely in the summer of 2015, and for the period of the fall of 2015, he was registered for the service in the CSS of Russia, headed earlier by a friend he also shared the police Lamonov A.N. Bogorodetsky D.A., suggested the witness also get a job in this unit, to which he replied with consent. For these purposes, he underwent an interview, during which he met A. Lamonov. However, the attempt to find a job ended in connection with the negative results obtained by him during the polygraph test.

After his dismissal from the organs, the witness got a job at the Zaslon Private Security Company, together with whose employees, on December 14, 2015, he took part in events at the Elementus restaurant on ul. Rochdelskaya in Moscow, when the shootout took place. At the same time, during these events, he became aware that one of its direct participants was a criminal authority nicknamed the Italian, who said he was surrounded by another criminal authority nicknamed Shakro.

Understanding that participation in these events could adversely affect him, he met with D.A. Bogorodetsky on December 15, 2015. and asked him, if possible, to find out whether the development of the situation could affect his future fate.

During one of the subsequent meetings Bogorodetsky D.A. explained that in the criminal case instituted on the fact of a shootout near the restaurant "Element", A. Kochuykov was detained and Romanov E.A., and former officer of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia E. Budantsev, who spoke as their opponent, was placed under house arrest. From open sources, the witness found that Kochuykov A.N. and is a person named "Italian."

In addition to communication with Bogorodetsky D.A. in February 2016, he also established communication with Evgeny Ustin, lawyer A. Kochuykov, and his wife (A. Kochuykova), his wife, named Oksana. In the course of communication with them, he offered his services, indicating that he had a high-level acquaintance in the system of the IC of Russia, and reporting some of the circumstances of the criminal case that he became aware of from Bogorodetsky D.A. Subsequently, through the opportunities available to him, he also assisted in resolving everyday issues that A. N. Kochuykov had. in the pre-trial detention center, which also strengthened his contact with Ustin E., ”says Surzhikov’s testimony published by

“During one of the meetings in a cafe located in the Novinsky Passage shopping center, Ustin E. introduced him to Sheikhametov Oleg, who explained that people from the environment of E. Budantsev were coming to him. and offer to somehow resolve the conflict. At the same time, he called a number of names of former and current employees of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, but they did not say anything to the witness. At the same time, he and Sheikhametov O. exchanged phone numbers for communication and then met several times in connection with questions in the case regarding A. Kochuykov During one of the meetings, Sheikhametov O. asked if he could help AN Kochuykov with anything.

In this regard, he again turned to Bogorodetsky D.A., and he, in turn, to A. Lamonov. Then Bogorodetsky D.A. He said that in the case a re-qualification of the actions of A. Kochuykov is possible to a less serious crime. Together they decided that for this with Sheykhametova O.I. you can take 500,000 US dollars. This offer D. Bogorodetsky voiced by Lamonov A.N. and got consent.

April 27, 2016 the proposal for a possible re-qualification of the actions of A. Kochuykova for a less serious crime and the amount of the monetary reward required for this, he handed O. Sheikhametov in the same cafe in the Novinsky Passage shopping center. The latter agreed to pay the necessary amount, but explained that it would take some time to collect it in cash.

The next day, Sheikhametov O. called and said that it was necessary to meet. At the same time, he chose the Yakitoria restaurant, located on 1st Tverskaya-Yamskaya Street, as the meeting place.

In the indicated restaurant he received from Sheikhametov O. a bag with a shoe box in it. At the same time, Sheikhametov O. explained that this is what they agreed on, from which he concluded that there were 500,000 dollars in the box. Immediately from the Yakitoria restaurant, he drove to the Lunar Courtyard restaurant on Novaya Basmannaya Street, where he handed the package received from Sheikhametov O. to Bogorodetsky D.A., who took it somewhere.

May 27, 2016, when they were sitting with Bogorodetsky D.A. in the same restaurant "Moonlight Yard" on the street. New Basmannaya, to the entrance to it drove by car A. Lamonov, D. Bogorodetsky went out to him, but after a while he returned and took his briefcase. After the departure of Lamonov A.N. he (Bogorodetsky D.A.) again returned to the restaurant and invited the witness to open his portfolio and transferred a pack of hundred-dollar bills from his portfolio to the total amount of 25,000 US dollars.

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To be continued

Timofey Grishin