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Semion Mogilevich



Dates of Birth Used: June 30, 1946; July 5, 1946

Place of Birth: Kiev, Ukraine

Hair: Grey

Eyes: Green

Height: 5’6″ to 5’7″

Weight: 290 lbs, Heavy Build

Race: Caucasian, Fair Complexion

Occupation: Business Man

Scars: Mogilevich has pockmarks on his face.

Additional:  Mogilevich may wear facial hair including a moustache. He is known to be a heavy smoker. His primary residence in Moscow, Russia. He is known to utilize a Russian passport, but may also possess Israeli, Ukrainian, and Greek passports.

Aliases:  Seva Moguilevich, Semon Yudkovich Palagnyuk, Semen Yukovich Telesh, Simeon Mogilevitch, Semjon Mogilevcs, Shimon Makelwitsh, Shimon Makhelwitsch, Sergei Yurevich Schnaider, “Seva”

Wanted For

  • Fraud by Wire;
  • Racketeering and Conspiracy;
  • Mail Fraud;
  • Money Laundering Conspiracy;
  • Money Laundering;
  • Aiding and Abetting;
  • Securities Fraud;
  • Filing False Registration With the SEC;
  • False Filings With the SEC;
  • Falsification of Books and Records

The Story

Semion Mogilevich is wanted for his alleged participation in a multi-million dollar scheme to defraud thousands of investors in the stock of a public company incorporated in Canada, but headquartered in Newtown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, between 1993 and 1998.

In 1998, after thousands of investors lost in excess of 150 million U.S. dollars Mogilevich was indicted in April of 2003.

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The FBI is offering a reward of up to $100,000 for information leading directly to the arrest of Semion Mogilevich.

    Last Update: 07/18/2013