The Kaluga district Court sentenced three members of the criminal case of the financial pyramid, the harm of which is determined in 73 million rbl., to a real prison term for periods ranging from 4 to six and a half years, said the Prosecutor's office area.
"Today, June 9, 2015, Kaluga district Court read the verdict in a criminal case on 50-summer Sergey Protsenko, a 32-year-old Irina Magomedova and 26-year-old Natalia Kovaleva. They were found guilty of committing iniquity under part 4 of article 159 of the criminal code (fraud committed by an organized group, in especially large size) ", - reported in the report on the Internet office of the Prosecutor's office. The court determined that in 2011-2013 the specified persons under the pretext of investing in promotional activity has drawn Residents from 25 regions of Russia, average cash contribution which was about 200 thousand Rubles.
the organizers, two Residents of Ukraine and a Citizen of Russia, offered "good money" for " simple work from home." We just had to "invest" in the project by purchasing workplace 5. 5 thousand Rubles, then as if to complete surveys that stand 650 rubles apiece, and to invite partners ", reports RIA " Novosti ". Income that was promised by the organizers, was 63% in the month (756% per year) from investments. In the end, received from residents of the money stolen and no % were not paid." These funds were appropriated and spent on your own, not fulfilling their obligations to depositors, " - said in the message of Prosecutor's office. Victims of the financial pyramid are 493 people, And the amount of damage suffered by them exceeded 73 million rubles.. the Court, agreeing with the opinion of the state prosecution, sentenced Protsenko to six years and six months of imprisonment. Magomedov and Kovalev was sentenced to four years of the sentence each. All those convicted will serve their sentences in correctional colonies of General regime. The most popular financial pyramid in Russia is " MMM " Sergei Mavrodi. Its victims in the early 1990s, millions of depositors (according to various estimates, from 10 to fifteen million people). Mavrodi was sentenced to four and a half years of imprisonment. In may 2007 he was released. 10 January 2011 Sergey Mavrodi announced its intention to make a new monetary pyramid MMM-2011. In his statement, he did not formally part of the MMM-2011 and did not receive exactly money. At the end of may 2012, another pyramid, created by Sergey Mavrodi, collapsed. Its Founder recognized outbreak of panic among depositors. On the same day he announced that he would soon be created a new pyramid with the name " MMM-2012 ". In February the media reported that Sergey Mavrodi started to invite the Russians " salvation from the fall ". In SMS sending entrepreneur reported " the global Fund ", which would ensure income 30% per month. And putting money in 3 month yield increased to 50% per month, on a year - up to 100%. The minimum Deposit amount no, while the maximum is limited to 10 thousand Dollars.