The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York filed the Prevezon action on September 10, 2013, seeking to recover several million dollars’ worth of property, mainly New York real estate,
In March 2014, the U.S. Government sent the Russian Government a request pursuant to a Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty (the “MLAT Request”), seeking – for use in the Prevezon Action –
In November 2015, the Government moved for partial summary judgment in the Prevezon Action, seeking a ruling that the Russian Treasury Fraud had occurred and constituted a predicate offense for money laundering.
As alleged, however, VESELNITSKAYA had secretly worked with a senior Russian prosecutor to help draft the Russian MLAT Response.
VESELNITSKAYA’s declaration did not disclose any of these facts to the Court.
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