Ex-basketball player of Russian national team Domani convicted of embezzling ₽44 million
Chertanovskaya court of Moscow found the former basketball player of the national team of Russia and the former Executive Director of the Russian basketball Federation (RBF) Dmitri Domani guilty of plunder of 44 million rubles from the RFB. About it reports «R-Sport».
«The court found: Domani committed fraud, i.e. the theft of funds by deception,» said the judge Lyudmila Zinkovsky.
According to the investigation, in 2014-2015 Domani together with the President of RBF Yulia Anikeeva and the chief accountant of the organization Mikhail Kocharian stole 127 million rubles by issuing false documents. They held receptions, which actually was not bought Souvenirs and rented electronic equipment at inflated prices. The RBF has provided services of the company, held by the leaders of the Federation or their relatives.
In 2016 Domani was charged with fraud, he was later declared wanted by Interpol. In April 2018 Domani detained in Montenegro, in may, the court sanctioned the arrest of a former basketball player, in October he was extradited to Russia.
Anikeeva in October 2017, was sentenced to four and a half years in a penal colony. Ex-President RFB has absconded and was declared wanted. In September 2019, the court sought to Anikeeva 43 million RUB Kocharyan in October 2016, had died and the case against him was closed.
Dmitri Domani was born in the family of Soviet volleyball player Vyacheslav Domani. Higher education he received in the United States, after graduating from Philadelphia University and becoming a bachelor of business and marketing. In 1997 Domani recognized as the best defensive player in the student basketball League of the United States in the team of the University «Saint Joseph».
For the Russian national team Domani has performed with 19 years. In 1994 Canada and 1998 Greece in the national team has won bronze medals of the championship of the world.
At club level, Domani three wins in the Russian League with CSKA, which was captain. After the Navy five years, he moved to Moscow «Dynamo». With «blue and white» basketball player that played the position of small forward, has won Cup ULEB.