On May 10 and 11, 2022, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio sentenced Andrey Shuklin and Ievgen Kariaka, for their roles in a racketeering enterprise to defraud individuals throughout the United States. Shuklin was sentenced to 78 months of incarceration, 36 months of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment. Kariaka was sentenced to time served, consisting of about 27 months of incarceration, 24 months of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment. The investigation revealed that Shuklin and Kariaka defrauded, extorted, and stole from customers who hired the companies these individuals owned or worked for to move their household goods.
DOT-OIG conducted this investigation with the FBI.