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In Moscow detained the owner of the holding company “Forum” Dmitry Mikhalchenko

В Москве задержан собственник холдинга "Форум" Дмитрий Михальченко

In Moscow detained the head and owner of the Petersburg holding “the Forum” Dmitry Mikhalchenko. It is reported TASS citing a source familiar with the situation.

“Mikhalchenko detained for two days”, — explained the source.

In the “Forum” the Agency declined to comment on the arrest. “Officially not ready to comment. Mikhalchenko is planned a business trip in Moscow, it had been known for a long time”, — said the press service of the company.

The Edition “Fontanka.ru” reported that Mikhalchenko against could be prosecuted under article 200.2 of the criminal code (“Smuggling of alcohol as part of an organized group”). The fact is that on March 5 in the terminal of Ust-Luga port by the staff of the economic security service of the FSB were discovered two containers with a rare cognac (Courvoisier including 1912) ), as well as expensive wine.

March 29 in St. Petersburg were searched. In fact, as writes the edition, included three people: Dmitry Mikhalchenko, co-owner of the company “Logistik Central North-West” Valery kindzerskaya and General Director of “South-East trading company” Ilya Pichko.

“Forum” — a diversified holding company based in St. Petersburg, founded in the early 2000-ies. In the composition of the company’s assets — multi-functional marine transshipment complex “Bronka” (volume of investments into the project is 60 billion rubles), restaurant group FORUM, the company Baltstroy, spinning-thread factory named after Kirov.

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