A 54-year-old Minnesota man identify as Igor Vorotinov, 54,was arrested not long ago in Moldova and extradited to the United States after he was prosecuted on Feb. 19, 2015, on a count of mail fraud allegedly faked his death as a feature of a plan to collect a $2 million life insurance policy.
In 2010, Igor Vorotinov named his wife, Irina Vorotinov, and her child as beneficiaries on his $2.05 million life insurance policy with the Mutual of Omaha. In 2011, an unknown telephone call to police in Moldova driven them to a festered dead body close to the passage of the Cojusna town.
According to U.S. District Attorney’s Office, law enforcement in Moldova got a report of a dead body at the passage of a focal Moldovan town. Archives found on the body — an international ID, inn cards, and contact telephone numbers — showed the man was Igor Vorotinov. Irina Vorotinov later identified the body as her husband.
Irina Vorotinov came back to the U.S. what’s more, presented a death claim to the insurance agency for the $2 million. A burial service was held and a urn with incinerated remains was set in a specialty at Minneapolis’ Lakewood Cemetery.
The insurance company payout the sum up to $2,048,414.09, which was sent to Irina Vorotinov’s home in Maple Grove, as indicated by authorities.
Irina at that point recruit an third party to open a bank account at a local U.S. Bank and and deposit the insurance check. She at that point requested that the third party to transfer $1.5 million to another bank accounts for the purpose of her son, Alko.
.Following payout on her claim, the criminal dissension says she transferred more than $1.5 million of it to bank accounts in Switzerland and Moldova.
In 2013, her child’s PC was seized by Detroit custom operators. Computerized photos dating from spring 2013 showed Igor Vorotinov alive.
In March 2015,the son of the two, 28-year-old Alkon Vorotinov, pleaded guilty to one count of mail fraud and one count of engaging in a monetary transaction in criminally derived property. She was sentenced to 37 months in federal prison probation and over $2 million in restitution to be paid jointly.