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    A 22-year-old Russian student was recently discovered to be involved in organized criminal activity after local police discovered her suspiciously lavish lifestyle on social media.

    Thanks to her heavy flaunting of wealth, Anastasia Tsirenschikova, dubbed as the “female Wolf of Wall Street,” was recently arrested for her alleged involvement in a multi-million dollar tax scam, Daily Mail reported.

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    A photo posted by Анастасия Циренщикова (@anastasiahappy) on Jul 9, 2015 at 10:10am PDT

    Кто сказал что лето закончилось?) #corfu #wedding

    A photo posted by Анастасия Циренщикова (@anastasiahappy) on Sep 30, 2016 at 8:08am PDT

    The Plekhanov Russian University of Economics student, who was reportedly set to graduate soon, is now among five individuals facing jail-time for moving nine billion rubles (almost $145 million) from Russia into tax havens overseas.

    Tsirenschikova’s Instagram account is filled with photos of her eating in exclusive restaurants, traveling in exotic places, and generally living in luxury. She also loves wearing designer clothes and posing with expensive cars.

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    A photo posted by Анастасия Циренщикова (@anastasiahappy) on Sep 13, 2016 at 12:27am PDT

    Только друзья, что нас окружают создают ритм души и чистоту мыслей

    A photo posted by Анастасия Циренщикова (@anastasiahappy) on Aug 10, 2015 at 10:52am PDT

    She even has a photo petting a lion cub, which, in Russia, simply means you’ve hit it big or you’re involved in something shady. Consequentially, she became the subject of an investigation, leading to her eventual arrest.

    Four other accomplices, which included a second suspect called Gomma, a Panamanian man named Ortis and two businessmen whose names have been withheld in the report, have reportedly been aiding thousands of individuals in illegally transferring funds out of Russia.

    With the reported 2.5% fee, the group has supposedly earned a total commission that could reach at least $3.6 million from transactions.  

    To deter suspicion, the group allegedly transferred the money through multiple accounts before they were finally sent abroad. While she initially denied her involvement, Tsirenschikova eventually confessed to the crime. Investigators also discovered cocaine in her apartment.

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