Noginsk Court of Moscow region was sentenced to six years and two months' imprisonment Helen Hoffman and her daughter wearing the same name, found them guilty of fraud by 3,6 million euros, the Russian news agency the legal and judicial information (RAPS) spokesperson Service Mosoblsuda.
"Noginsk city court convicted a mother and daughter Hoffman for six years, two months of each colony for fraud on a large scale," - said the agency interlocutor, without specifying the date of sentencing.
The women were accused of falsifying a loan agreement on 3,6 million euros, allegedly entered into between Helen Hoffman Sr. and her husband Alexander civil Wild. After that, according to investigators, the defendants filed a lawsuit in the perovskite Court, demanding back his debt. In this case, the plaintiff was Hoffman, Sr., a representative of the Wild was her daughter. The defendants entered into a settlement agreement in which Helen Hoffman Sr. was transferred to movable and immovable property of Wild at more than USD 500 million rubles.
According to investigators, the defendants stole the Wild two plots of land, two houses, a room in Moscow worth about 127 million rubles. In addition, they seized a large quantity of personal property, including an impressive collection of ancient icons, paintings and coins, as well as a set of jewelry, antique jewelry and tableware.
Women were charged under Section 4 of Article 159 of the Criminal Code (fraud), paragraph 2 of Article 325 of the Criminal Code (abduction of a citizen's passport or other important personal papers), Part 1 of Article 307 of the Criminal Code (false testimony). In addition, Hoffman Sr. was also charged under Part 3 of Article 306 of the Criminal Code (deliberately false accusation).
Representatives of the defendants during the trial did not answer the question of whether their clients descendants of Ernst Theodor Hoffmann, the author of "The Nutcracker." Earlier, Prosecutor General's Office said that until 2006, Hoffman-mother bore the name of Vasiliev.