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Russian dominatrix found guilty of poisoning lookalike friend with cheesecake. Viktoria Nasyrova, 47, sloppily left her DNA all over the cheesecake box — and later blabbed about the crime.

A Russian dominatrix has been found guilty of attempted murder after poisoning her lookalike friend with cheesecake.

Viktoria Nasyrova, 47, sloppily left her DNA all over the cheesecake box — and later blabbed about the crime in several jailhouse interviews, prosecutors in New York said.

Viktoria Nasyrova has been found guilty of the attempted murder of her friend. Picture: Facebook

“She laced a slice of cheesecake with a deadly drug so she could steal her unsuspecting victim’s most valuable possession, her identity,” Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz said. “Fortunately, her victim survived and the poison led right back to the culprit.”

Olga Tsvyk became unwell after eating the cheesecake. Picture: Facebook

Nasyrova’s defence attorney had tried to kneecap the prosecution by arguing the victim, eyelash stylist Olga Tsvyk, had originally told an NYPD detective that she’d randomly chosen a piece of the dessert — meaning his client would have been playing Russian roulette when she ate the other two.

But the jury didn’t buy it, and found the Russian-born alleged serial poisoner guilty of attempted murder, assault and other charges, the New York Post reported.

Queens Supreme Court Justice Kenneth Holder is set to sentence Nasyrova, from Brooklyn, on March 21. She faces up to 25 years in prison.

Tsvyk testified that Nasyrova — who allegedly fled to New York after killing a Russian neighbour and torching her body in 2014 — said she wanted to bring as a gift “some famous cheesecake from a famous bakery”.

Nasyrova quickly ate two pieces herself, Tsvyk told the jury, then offered her the third, which prosecutors said was laced with the powerful Russian tranquilliser Phenazepam.

Tsvyk testified that she fell desperately ill about 20 minutes later. She vomited on her own floor, and soon passed out.

Prosecutors said Nasyrova then stole her friend’s passport, cash and other property — and then scattered Phenazepam pills around Tsvyk’s lingerie-clad body to make it look like an attempted suicide.

Tsvyk eventually recovered, though doctors said she was minutes from a heart attack.

“Everything was done in this case very carefully and very methodically by this defendant,” Assistant District Attorney Konstantinos Litourgis told jurors. “This defendant is a very smart individual.”

Alla Alekseenko, who Nasyrova is accused of murdering

Nasyrova, who did not testify at trial, had previously insisted that the cheesecake ordeal was merely a misunderstanding.

“The last time I saw Olga, she was already not feeling good — she said she either ate something or got food poisoning,” she told the New York Post at the time.

To buttress their assertion that Nasyrova is fond of poisoning her acquaintances, the prosecution also called as a witness Ruben Borukhov, 54, who testified that Nasyrova drugged him during a date after the two met on a Russian dating app.

Borukhov told jurors that he passed out after eating some drug-laden fish Nasyrova prepared for him. He testified that he doesn’t remember the following weeks, including a pair of hospital trips.

When his wits returned, Borukhov found his new watch missing and his American Express bill loaded with about $2600 ($3750) in unfamiliar charges.

The prosecution also called the daughter of Alla Alekseenko, the Russian woman whom Nasyrova is accused of murdering in 2014. The daughter, Nadezda Ford, testified that someone had rifled through her mother’s house after she died and stolen everything from the toothbrush to the family gold.

Ford said she confronted the dominatrix during a police sting following her mum’s death. Russian police arrested Nasyrova and questioned her, but later let her go.

Russian authorities eventually charged her with the murder later that year, and Interpol issued a top-priority Red Notice for her arrest when they found out Nasyrova fled the country.

The NYPD’s warrant squad finally arrested her in 2017. And with Wednesday’s verdict, it seems the raven-haired dominatrix’s luck has finally run out.

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