Semion Yudkovich Mogilevich,

Name: Semion Yudkovich Surname: Mogilevich,AKA: Shnaider (Schneider) Semen Yudkovich Shnaider Sergey Yurievich, Telesh Semen Yudkovich, Palagniyk Semen Yudkovich, Seva, Shimon, The Brainy Don,
Date of birth: Jun. 30, 1946Place of birth: Kiev, UkraineNationality: Russian, Israel (from 1990), HungaryAddress: Russia, Moscow, Vishnevskogo, 9, 1, 40 (at list was registered)
Spouse: Katalin Papp (former wife, Hungary, died), Russian former wifes: Telesh Galina Alexeevna (Aug 31, 1964), Palagniyk Natalia Ivanovna (1970), Schneider Olga Valerievna (Aug 01, 1975)Children: Interests: Gas, aviation transportation, food, auto spare parts, textiles, perfume, jeans, night clubs, jewelry
Alleged Illegal Activities: Racketeering, securities fraud, wire fraud, mail fraud and money laundering (FBI)Source:
Additional Information:Was one of the leaders of "Solntzevskaya" group, but later acted on his own. Net worth approx. $ 10-11 billion. approx. Has 20-30 people in his organization, needed for financial schemes, money transfers, tax reduction operations, nominal company founders and nominal directors, lawyers.
Known as the "Brainy Don" for his intelligence, Simeon Mogilevich is considered one of the most important Russian mafia figures. He is a graduate of Lviv University in economics. He was one of the leaders of "Solntzevskaya" group, but later turned independent. He is on the top ten wanted list of the US FBI for stock fraud.
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Countries of Residence
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Countries Operating In
Cayman Islands
Great Britain
United States of America


Persons with some association whether legally or personally with the party
First NameSurnameAKAConnectionDate of BirthDescriptionSource
Olga VladimirovnaZhunzhurova Fisherman's wife
MariaFirtash Former Firtash's wife (Used wife as a front figure and marriage as an opportunity to change the name.)
Maria StanislavovnaKashkina See "EVERGATE", "Elmstad Trading" (Moscow office)
Oleg Anatolievich Palchikov Former "Rosukrenergo"
Viktor IvanovichEgorushkin See "General Company Resurs", in the past worked for "Mosukrainsnab"
Alexander ValentinovichEmelin See "Cronos Im-Ex AG", "Elmstad Trading" (Moscow office)
Elena AnatolievnaYargyna See former "Elmstad", "General Company Resurs", "Unikom LS" worker, "RINWAY" co-founder


TypeCharging BodyChargeDateDescriptionSource
IndictmentUS Indictment (YBM case) Multi million dollar scheme to defraud investors in the stock of "YBM Magnex International Inc." incorporated in Canada headquartered in Newtown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Investors lost more than $ 150 million.
SelectFBI wanted list
SelectRussia, Nekrasov "Arbat-Prestige" criminal case 2008
SelectLiternoe Delo In Soviet time, case LD-10755


NameType of OwnershipPercentage OwnershipOther OwnersDescriptionAnnual IncomeSource
Black and White- SELECT -Night clubs in Budapest
YBM Magnex International, Inc- SELECT -USA, see FBI wanted list and US Indictment
Highrock Holding- SELECT -
Highrock Properties- SELECT -Cyprus, Ukraine, Israel, Irland
EuralTransGas- SELECT -Via Zeev Gordon
Rosukrenergo- SELECT -
EuralTransGas- SELECT -Maybe via Firtash
Euronit Kereskedelmi ES Szolgaltato Korlatolt Feleloossegu Tarsasag- SELECT -Hungary, via Alexander Emelin, Iolshvai Zoltan
RINWAY OOO - SELECT -Russia, through Galina Telesh
Elmstad Trading Limited- SELECT -Cyprus
General Company Resource OOO - SELECT -Russia, through Olga Schneider
Transkomplekt OOO - SELECT -Via "Rinway"
Unikom LS OOO - SELECT -Russia, via "Elmstad" and "Highrock Holding"
Gerdan OOO - SELECT -Via Galina Telesh
TKF Marvin ZAO Through Connected Person or CompanyVia Schneider
Cronos Im Ex IG- SELECT -Switzerland, see Emelin Alexander (was in "Elmstad" from 2002 and in "Euronit" Moscow office). Lars Haussman (see "Rosukrenergo" co-director, was also "Cronos" director).
Exporos CompanyThrough Connected Person or CompanyUSA, via Olga SchneiderOfficially Mogilevich never mentioned as an owner anywhere
VNUKOVO AOZT Through Connected Person or CompanyConsultant since 1990
EVERGATE OOO Through Connected Person or CompanyConsultant recently before arrest

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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
Rem VyakhirevOne of Gasprom fathers
Vladimir Nekrasov"Arbat-Prestige" Moscow perfumery network, Nekrasov is under arrest now
Oleg Palchikov Former Rosukrenergo co-director
Zeev GordonLawyer
Dimitry FirtashUkraine
Igor FishermanSee US Mogylevich's Indictment
Kalinovskiy Alexander
Kalinovskiy SergeyUkraine, via "Union Jeans Makers", trademark "Vanguard" (in Russia) deals with "Highrock"
"Solntzevskie"In the past
Sergey Mihailov ("Mihas")In the past, parted after a conflict before Mogylevich gas business
Rem VyachirevHad connections with Gasprom top managers through Rem Vyachirev, former Boris Yeltzin time head of Gasprom and a friend of former Russian prime-minister Viktor ChernomyrdinOne of former top figures

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