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Dominatrix Lashes Out In Court After Getting 21-Year Sentence In Cheesecake Poisoning Case

Russian dominatrix Viktoria Nasyrova has been sentenced to 21 years in prison for attempted murder after trying to poison her former best friend with a cheesecake laced with the tranquilizer Phenazepam.

Olga Tsvyk; Viktoria Nasyrova
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Russian dominatrix Viktoria Nasyrova had a vulgar response to being sentenced to 21 years in prison after poisoning her former best friend with Phenazepam-laced cheesecake in an attempt to steal her identity.

Go ahead, read that again if you need—we'll be here.

After the week and a half long trial, Nasyrova yelled, "F**k you!" toward the judge as she was escorted out of the courtroom on Wednesday, according to The New York Post,

Nasyrova was accused of gifting her former best friend Olga Tsvyk a cheesecake from a well-known bakery after lacing it with the Russian tranquilizer Phenazepam.

Nasyrova at two pieces of the dessert and gave one to Tsvyk. The latter was vomit-stricken and eventually passed out. Nasyrova took her passport, around $4,000 in cash and other items.

Prosecutors argued that - given the evidence and the physical resemblance between the two women - Nasyrova was attempting to steal Tsvyk's identity.

Thankfully, Tsvyk survived, but she told the judge she was afraid Nasyrova wasn't finished with her, and the effects took a toll.

"i would spend hours crying myself to sleep, thinking about what happened to me."

While Nasyrova's criminal defense attorney tried to garner mercy from the judge because of the accused's background and struggles with mental health, a former romantic interest testified that Nasyrova drugged him on a date and stole his watch and American Express, which had $2,600 in unexplained charges.

Nasyrova was also accused of killing and then burning the body of a neighbor in Russia before escaping to New York City.

Many on social media believe Nasyrova deserves her sentence, which is just four years shy of the maximum.


Many were just shocked over the entire plot.





According to NBC News, Nasyrova was convicted of second-degree attempted murder, first-degree attempted assault, second-degree assault, first-degree unlawful imprisonment and petit larceny.

In a statement, Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz said:

"A ruthless and calculating con artist is going to prison for a long time for trying to murder her way to personal profit and gain."
"Thankfully, the victim survived the attack on her life and we were able to deliver justice to her."