Billionaire Dmitry Bosov Committed Suicide
Dmitry Bosov, the largest shareholder and head of the Board of Directors of Alltek group, committed suicide at his home in the village of Usovo near Moscow. Recently, Bosov fired his business partner because of suspected embezzlement.
According to one of the interlocutors of RBC, Bosov committed suicide on the night of May 6. "It's true, Bosov is not alive," another friend of the businessman confirmed.
A source in the main Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs for the Moscow region told RBC that at night the police went to a call related to suicide in the village of Usovo near Moscow, where Bosov lived. The businessman died as a result of a gunshot wound.
"According to preliminary investigation data, on may 6, 2020, the body of a man with a gunshot wound to the head was found by relatives on the territory of a household in the village of Usovo. A Glock 19 gen 4 pistol was lying next to the man's body, "Olga Vradiy, senior assistant to the head of media relations for the Moscow region, told RBC. Currently, investigators are working on the site, an inspection is being conducted, relatives are being interviewed, and the circumstances and reasons for the incident are being established, she added.
One of the interlocutors of RBC, close to Bosov, said that recently "he was on edge." According to him, he also had frequent scandals in the family. "Since the beginning of the year, he began to transfer all assets to himself, lay off employees, in may it all got worse, everyone thought he was preparing assets for sale," he says. But the money that was previously offered to him by applicants for Sibantracite did not cover the company's debt, the source claims.
Bosov is the largest shareholder and head of the Board of Directors of Alltek group, which controls Sibantracite, a world leader in the production and export of anthracite and Russia's largest producer of metallurgical coal. Bosses have also been a co-owner of several coal companies, including Vostokugol'. Alltek owns the Artplay center for architecture and design. Forbes magazine estimated Bosov's fortune at $1.1 billion. in the rating of Russian billionaires from Forbes 2020, The businessman took 86th place.
In early April, the Bosses fired his business partner, the company Vostokugol ' and member of the Board of Directors of "Sibantratsita" Alexander Isaev. "Isayev dismissed from all his positions in companies of the group "Sibantratsit and Octocoral". It has no relation to the companies' activities," the press services of both companies announced. As the reason for Isaev's dismissal and termination of relations with him, the press services of Sibantracite and Vostokugl called "egregious abuses and theft in the areas of work entrusted to him, the dissemination of false information." Later it became known that Isaev also lost shares in "Vostokova." After that, he filed a lawsuit for the protection of business reputation against Bosov's companies. On the websites of both companies, all charges against the former business partner of the businessman disappeared.
Last week, it became known that Francis Racoppi, a former employee of the American company Genius Fund Group (controlled by Bosov), which operates on the legal marijuana market, filed a lawsuit against a Russian businessman for $1.35 million. According to Racoppi, at the end of March, he and all employees of the company were fired in one day, violating California law. Then the representative of Bosov told RBC that the facts stated in the lawsuit do not correspond to reality. At the same time, he called the lawsuit a conflict of management when changing teams in the leadership of Genius Fund Group.
Sibantracit is the General sponsor of the Night Hockey League, and Bosov played as a member of Its national team. Together with Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin, Bosov also played in the Amateur hockey team Sportima.