Businessman Peisakhov Vagif, who finished in the People’s Artist of the USSR Joseph Kobzon $ 25 million and lost money at cards, appealed the verdict, in which he received six years in prison, told RIA Novosti press-secretary of the Moscow Regional Natalia Osipova.
“. In the Odintsovo City Court of Moscow region received a complaint against the judgment of the lawyer Peysahova date consideration is not appointed,” – she said.
Earlier, the court found guilty Peysahova under Part 4 of Article 159 of the Criminal Code (fraud on a large scale) and sentenced him to six years’ imprisonment in a penal colony.
According to investigators, Peisakhov repeatedly took from Kobzon money for business development, but stopped to return the funds. At the insistence of the singer February 1, 2014, they officially entered into two loan agreement for 25 million dollars – the amount of total debt Peysahova accumulated by this time.
A month later Peisakhov said that to fulfill the obligations under the contracts he can not, because all the borrowed money lost in poker.
Then Kobzon went to the police, on the fact of the incident was a criminal case of fraud. Investigators found that a businessman originally did not intend to return the debts and cheated on the singer.
The court also upheld a civil suit Kobzon on the amount of the debt.