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U.S. v. Shuklin, et al

United States v. Andrey Shuklin, et al., Case No. 1:18-CR-109

IF YOU BELIEVE THAT YOU MAY HAVE BEEN A VICTIM OF THIS CASE, PLEASE CONTACT THE VICTIM WITNESS SPECIALIST AT THE UNITED STATES ATTORNEYS OFFICE AT THE PHONE NUMBER OR EMAIL ADDRESS LISTED BELOW FOR ASSISTANCE.

If you are a victim in this case and would like to submit your financial loss information with a victim impact statement to be included in restitution in this case, please click here or you are welcome to write your own statement and include whatever information you would like. Please email the completed form to Acquanette Lindsay, Victim Witness Specialist, at Acquanette.Lindsay@usdoj.gov.

On July 25, 2018, an indictment was unsealed charging the defendants with violating the Racketeer Influence and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act. A copy of the Indictment can be found here. The defendants include Andrey Shuklin, Serghei Verlan, Phyllis Ricci Quincones, Evgenia Kukuy, Vladamir Pestereanu, Ievgen Kariaka, Akhliddin Kalonov, Roman Iakovlev, Sanjar Fayzivey, Sergey Bocharov, Jessica Martin, and Seth Nezat.

This case involves the following moving companies: JBR Underground, United National Moving and Storage, National Relocation Solutions, Independent Van Lines, National Relocation Van Lines, US Relocation Systems, First National Moving and Storage, Public Moving and Storage, Public Moving Services, Smart Relocation Solutions, Presidential Moving Services, Unified Van Lines, and Flagship Van Lines.

The next proceeding in this case is a Final Pretrial Conference on March 22, 2022 at 12:30 before Judge Douglas R. Cole.  

As a federal crime victim you have the following rights, as set forth in 18 U.S.C. § 3771:

  • The right to be reasonably protected from the accused.
  • The right to reasonable, accurate, and timely notice of any public court proceeding, or any parole proceeding, involving the crime or of any release or escape of the accused.
  • The right not to be excluded from any such public court proceeding, unless the court, after receiving clear and convincing evidence, determines that testimony by the victim would be materially altered if the victim heard other testimony at that proceeding.
  • The right to be reasonably heard at any public proceeding in the district court involving release, plea, sentencing, or any parole proceeding.
  • The reasonable right to confer with the attorney for the Government in the case.
  • The right to full and timely restitution as provided in law.
  • The right to proceedings free from unreasonable delay.
  • The right to be treated with fairness and with respect for the victim’s dignity and privacy.
  • The right to be informed in a timely manner of any plea bargain or deferred prosecution agreement.
  • The right to be informed of the rights under this section and the services described in section 503(c) of the Victims’ Rights and Restitution Act of 1990 (34 U.S.C. 20141(c)) and provided contact information for the Office of the Victims’ Rights Ombudsman of the Department of Justice.

 

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For more information or assistance please contact:

Acquanette Lindsay

Victim Witness Specialist

United States Attorney’s Office

221 East Fourth Street, Suite 400

Cincinnati, Ohio 45202

(513) 684-3711

Acquanette.Lindsay@usdoj.gov

 

The public is reminded that an indictment contains only charges and is not evidence of guilt. The defendants are presumed innocent and are entitled to a fair trial at which the government has the burden of proving guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.

Updated December 21, 2021

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