– The Oktyabrsky district court of St.-Petersburg has sentenced to six and a half years of imprisonment of the inhabitant of Petersburg, Katherine Zaborsky, sacrificed in favor of the Church of Scientology money stolen from the shareholders of its stroyform.
“Zaborsky court appointed punishment in the form of imprisonment for a period of 6.5 years in penal colony of General regime. In addition, the court satisfied the civil claims of the victims,” reports United press-service of the Petersburg courts on Monday.
Judge Yury Shishkin has read out the sentence about eight hours.
Another similar case of fraud against Zaborsky October district court will consider in the future. There we are talking about the theft of 33 million rubles.
According to investigators, the Chairman of the Board of a number of urban consumer societies and housing co-operatives Zaborsky has signed contracts for the payment of the contribution and the granting of tenement houses, residential houses and land plots in different districts of St. Petersburg and Leningrad region. To enforce these treaties, she could not, as permission to build multifamily housing on the land was absent.
A woman from 2012 to 2014 fraudulently stole more than 130 million rubles. Victims were more than 70 families of shareholders.
Being a follower of Scientology, she donated the stolen money to Church of Scientology of Moscow.
As reported by “Interfax” was present in court, victims of religious views Zaborsky they knew nothing until the media began to report on excitation concerning it criminal case.
Another resonant criminal case on the illegal actions of Scientology of St. Petersburg are investigating the FSB. Within it were earlier arrested five people, including heads of local representative offices of the Church. Of the defendants are under house arrest, others in custody.
The plot of this case involves two areas of illegal activities: incitement to hatred and illegal business. In court, the investigator of the FSB said that from January 2013 to June 2016, the Church earned on the sale of Scientology programs more than 276 million rubles. In the Church, “Interfax” have informed that have no earnings, as it does not conduct financially-economic activities.