Journalist and TV presenter Ksenia Sobchak has offered to buy shares in companies for the extraction of crabs for the fact that she played the role of the media resource. It was expected that Sobchak would be able to convey to the officials that crab company is a law-abiding business. This was stated by businessman Oleg Kan, also known as the “crab king”.

Earlier it became known that Sobchak agreed to acquire 40% stake in the companies Kuril “universal set” (COOK) and “Moneron”. However, the court did not to register the transaction, arrested the shares on the basis of the criminal charges against Kahn.

As told by himself to Caen, to enter Sobchak in the crab business proposed by the former top-the Manager “Rosneft” Igor Soglaev. This idea came to him after realizing the fact that the companies have problems. Sobchak was invited as an investor.

“It might help as a media resource: how shocking journalist with a known name could convey to the officials that this is transparent and law-abiding business,” — said Kahn publication “Vedomosti”.

In addition, he noted that the deal is “the noise went to another level,” and there was a chance that the investigators will objectively approach the problem of companies.

According to Kahn, now he doesn’t control companies COOK and “Moneron”. However, both of these companies are in the criminal case of the businessman, whom investigators believe was involved in the smuggling and murder of businessman Valery of Pkhidenko. The Kahn believes that these criminal cases are registered and have been instituted in the interests of the new owners of crab business in Russia.