Alexandru Sinegur,

Alexandru Sinegur
Name: AlexandruSurname: Sinegur, AKA: Sinigur
Date of birth: Aug. 6, 1969Place of birth: ChisinauNationality: MoldovanAddress: -
Spouse: -Children: Interests: wines
Alleged Illegal Activities: racketeering, murder for hireSource: Court Records in Moldova
Additional Information:Sinegur has businesses registered in Vulcanesti and Gagauzia. Accused of setting up a special hit squad with an associate.
Biography
Sinegur is accused of leading a violent gang known for kidnapping and torturing its victims. Sinegur has been linked to at least 18 murders in Moldova, Russia and Ukraine, according to court records. In 2001, Russian authorities arrested Sinegur and extradited him to Moldova. However, a Moldovan judge released him despite an ongoing investigation. The Moldovan Attorney General asked that the judge be reprimanded because there was no basis for this release.
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Countries of Residence
Moldova
Russia
Ukraine
Romania
Countries Used as "Safe Heaven"
Russia
Romania
Ukraine
Countries Operating In
Moldova
Ukraine

Associates

Persons with some association whether legally or personally with the party
First NameSurnameAKAConnectionDate of BirthDescriptionSource
POPESCOOlegPOPESKOpartnersAug. 20, 1965Popesco originated from Reni, Ukraine. He was a partner in crimes with Sinegur and escaped to Romania where he got the Romanian citizenship. Leaves in Bucharest.Popesko was part of Maryanchuk gang in Odessa.

Charges

TypeCharging BodyChargeDateDescriptionSource
Convictionmurder, hostage taking, raketeering 2009live imprisonment
Arrestextortion, murderSep. 1, 2001arrested but escaped because of corruption
Arreston a interpol warrent, in MoscowJun. 1, 2005arrested and brought to Chisinau

Companies

NameType of OwnershipPercentage OwnershipOther OwnersDescriptionAnnual IncomeSource
Fabrica de Vinuri Vulcanesti SAPersonalco-ownerOleg POPESCO

Legal Income

OriginAmountTime FrameDescriptionSource

Illegal Income

OriginAmountTime FrameDescriptionSource
raketeering and murders

Donations & Charity

OrganizationAmountTime FrameDescriptionSource

Real Assets

Type of PropertyEstimated ValueDescriptionSource

Links & Connections

This section lists persons who are linked through other connections including businesses or mutual associates. This may not indicate a direct relationship between the parties.
Name of the Person / OrganizationDescriptionSource
MaryanchukSinigur is organizing a criminal group in Moldova on behalf of Ukrainian mafia boss Vasyl MARYANCHUK


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