Investigators are looking in Scandinavia for money missing from Neva

The Russian Investigative Commitee does not rule out that the arrested CEO of the travel agency Neva Maksim Pirogov transferred hundreds of millions of rubles through the controlled Danish company Neva International Holding ApS.
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Investigative Committee held 43-year-old general director of travel agency "Neva", the former chairman of the Smolensk Commission on Combating Corruption Maksim Pirogov. Investigators believe he may have been involved in the theft of more than 450 million rubles in nearly 6 thousand. Travel agency customers. Now TFR checks the information that hundreds of millions of rubles were withdrawn by foreign assets Pirogov - the company Neva International Holding ApS, registered in Denmark and is the sole shareholder of "Neva".

General Director of "Neva" Pirogov was arrested on 27 November. Now he is in the Investigative Committee at the interrogation, investigators and decide on the charges against him.

- On suspicion of committing the crime detained a 43-year-old Maksim Pirogov, who, according to investigators, in 2014, with no intention to fulfill its obligations to implement the travel packages, committed the theft derived from cash customers - said "News" the official representative of the Investigative Committee Vladimir Markin. - The issue of the election against another suspectof the preventive measures and the charges against him.

The victims in the case appear more than 6 thousand. People who have lost 450 million rubles.

Now the investigation is actively looking for the missing money. CJSC "Company" Neva ", in which the cake is the CEO now has a single owner - a company from Denmark Neva International Holding ApS, established in 2005. Its sole leader, according to SPARK, is Sergey Timraliyev partner Pirogov on "Neva". 74% of this company belong to Kassel Financial Corp. with the British Virgin Islands, 26% - from Quadriga Capital structure (one of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development funds - the Bank). According to "Izvestia", the investigators are going to check the company's financial transactions Virginia - there are suspicions that it may carry out through the gray financial transactions.

Now the travel agency "Neva" acts in arbitration courts a defendant in 14 lawsuits filed in 2014, totaling 33.3 million rubles. Among those who owe the tour operator, - the airline "UTair" (1 million rubles), LLC "Hotel Pulkovo" (4.5 million rubles) and Peteburg Social Commercial Bank (his firm needs to 6.5 million rubles). The largest creditor, which requires a "Neva" 11.4 million rubles - the company St. Peter Line Limited, which organizes cruises on the ships. Data about the company's profit for the year is not 2014, but in 2013 its net profit amounted to 2.5 million rubles. At the same time in 2014, the travel agency has signed only one state contract to provide services for the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Republic of Dagestan in the amount of 1.6 million rubles. For the money a few days had put three suites for the price of 48 thousand. Rubles for each. Accounts payable for 2013, according to SPARK, was 484.1 million rubles.

According to "Izvestia", Pirogov worked for some time and was a famous public figure in the Smolensk region. There he still owns stakes in two Ltd. - "Sea Line" and "C Line Plus", selling office and appliances. It is noteworthy that in the same place, in Smolensk, he was chairman of the local Public Commission for the fight against corruption.

In total, according to SPARK, is it in different years was involved in at least six legal entitiesNovosibirsk, Smolensk region and St. Petersburg. However, of particular interest to the investigation is the current field of activity Pirogov.