The fugitive Elena NIKOLAEVA DESPOVA was charged with criminal act Money laundering and Abuse of prostitution. Together with other suspects she united in a criminal group, received, disposed of, used in economic activity the money in the total amount of EUR 2,429,391.20, which they knew that it was obtained by a criminal offense Abuse of prostitution and by laundering concealed or attempted to conceal its origin. Elena NIKOLAEVA DESPOVA established the company, on the account of which cash was deposited from the activity of abuse of prostitution. From the transaction account of this company and other companies, which were established for the purpose of carrying out financial transactions which concealed the origin of the income obtained from the abuse of prostitution, after which she withdrew funds and transferred them to other companies.
Elena NIKOLAEVA DESPOVA also took over Bulgarian citizens, whose departure from Bulgaria was organized by other suspect and acquainted them with the way prostitution works, supervised the girls who prostituted themselves in the nightclub and the nearby hotels, transported them from their places of residence to the place of prostitution, coordinated agreements with clients under the instructions of the superiors and collected money from them and handed over their earnings from prostitution to the bosses.