Investigators returned to the leader of the French group Space Didier Marouani previously confiscated his phone, he is going on Friday, 2 December, to fly to Paris. About it “Interfax” was told by the lawyer of the musician Vadim Kazeev.
According to him, the police made the decision on excitation of criminal case about extortion at the request of the singer Philip Kirkorov. “Investigators told us that it is not obliged to notify about a criminal case,” said Kazeev.
Marouani and representing its interests the lawyer Igor Trunov was on Tuesday, November 29, arrested in a Bank in Moscow, where, according to Trunova, they came to sign a settlement agreement with Kirkorov, who allegedly agreed to pay one million euros Marouani for the misuse of his music. As said Trunov, in the course of the settlement agreement it was assumed that the money will be deposited Kirkorov in the Bank, then will be transferred to the account Marouani.
the Lawyer Kirkorov Alexander Dobrovinsky, in turn, denied the allegations of the settlement agreement. According to him, the reason to check the information about extorting money from his client was Marouani call the pranker Vova (Vladimir Kuznetsov) and Lexus (Alexey Stolyarov), who proposed to settle a claim of plagiarism over one million euros. The lawyer noted that the man to this day has not communicated with Marouani and nothing with him did not agree, but participated in a pre-experiment on the transfer of money to the Frenchman.
In the lawsuit, which was filed with the court November 1, Marouani said that the song “Cruel love” is refining his work Symphonic Space Dream.
On December 1, was appointed as an additional interrogation Kirkorov, Marouani and Trunova.
Space is a French group created in 1977 Marouani, Roland Romanelli and Yannick Top. She repeatedly visited Russia with concerts.