The Investigative Committee began a massive check of millionaire bloggers after initiating criminal cases for tax evasion against the author of “Marathon of Desires” Elena Blinovskaya (5.3 million subscribers) and blogger Alexandra Mitroshina (4.2 million subscribers), who wrote about sports, healthy eating, travel and online content promotion.
In addition, the investigators charged the fitness blogger and the creator of the cosmetics brand. Letique by Valeria Chekalina, known as Lerchek (10 million subscribers) and her husband Artem Chekalin. They were suspected of tax evasion and later of money laundering in the amount of 130 million rubles. Now the couple is under house arrest.