Kyiv Real Estate Fraudster Escapes

Tuesday, 26 July 2016, 14:11

Oleksandr Volkonskyi (Shahov), the organizer of the Kyiv Elita-Tsentr real estate scam, escaped from house arrest and was put on a wanted list, the victims’ lawyer Arter Sereda told Ukrayinska Pravda.

He suspects that Volkonskyi — a citizen of Russia — renewed his Russian passport and used it to flee to Russia. Sereda added that Volkonskyi has requested the court to change his 24/7 house arrest to overnight arrest so that he could renew his Russian passport. The court refused but the lawyer admits that Volkonskyi could visit the Russian Embassy on his way back home from court meetings.

Police discovered that the scammer was missing after he did not come to a regular court meeting. His electronic bracelet was found in his apartment. Volkonskyi had two weeks to escape since the last court meeting which he had attended, Sereda added.

The court released him from jail pursuant to ‘Savchenko law’ [Ed.: the law limiting the term of staying in pre-trial detention], as he spent 7.5 years in the pre-trial detention center (SIZO). So, he can’t be put under custody any more, the lawyer said.

The source in Prosecutor General’s Office confirmed to Ukrayinska Pravda that Volkonskyi had escaped. Podilskyi District Court in Kyiv put him on a wanted list on July 21. The next court meeting in this case is to take place on August 21.

According to the police, a total of 1,693 persons were scammed by Volkonskyi. They paid a total of over ₴383 million ($15.3 million) for housing that was never built.

Source: Ukrayinska Pravda

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IP: 91.243.202.---pier26.07.2016 16:36
Первый пошел... Войцеховскому приготовиться !
А бабло таки, да ... ПОБЕЖДАЕТ!!!
IP: 193.34.92.---safety26.07.2016 16:32
Недостаток просвещения в обществе. Благодаря кретинистическому закону Савченко Волконский отсидел свои 15 лет - т.е. максимальное наказание. Ему теперь вообще похрен на все. Я даже не понимаю зачем он убежал, ему даже срок дать не могут. Ну может надоело под домашним арестом сидеть. А может что бы не было решения по гражданским искам.
Да и в статье опечатка - суд назначал ему залог в 384 млн. грн., но благодаря тому же закону Савченко Волконский имел полное право его не платить, что он и сделал. И все это абсолютно бесплатно. Ну если он только Савченко за закон не заплатил...
IP: 95.133.7.---lex-us26.07.2016 14:41
"Суд призначив йому заставу у розмірі 384 гривень, однак, за даними ЗМІ, він ці кошти так і не виплатив, через що суд призначив йому цілодобовий домашній арешт."
Не знайшлося 384 гривні, щоб не бути під домашнім арештом?
IP: 134.249.73.---Igor Storozhuk26.07.2016 14:36
Самий справедливий суду - Суд Лінча!!!
IP: 31.148.253.---hahava26.07.2016 14:28
домашній арешт це рахуй що білет на волю. Платять за нього вправно
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