Deputy public prosecutor of Tula, who supported gambling business, was freed of punishment.
The case referring to gambling business in Tula, was brought up once again due to amnestying of convicted deputy public prosecutor in honor of 70th anniversary of Victory Day.
The court hearing on abuse of authority by former deputy public prosecutor of Sovetskiy region in Tula, Grigory Morskoy, was held on 1th May of 2016. The man was found guilty.
Dismissed earlier for violation of prosecutor’s oath Morskoy was convicted to 1.5 years of suspended sentence. For one year, from 2013 to 2014, former prosecutor had been a benefactor for organized criminal group, which had the whole chain of illegal gambling places all over Tula: in flats, entertainment centers, basements.
According to investigators, turnover of these illegal activities during given period surpassed 50 mln rubles. Morskoy helped business owners escape responsibility. His involvement in illegal actions of gambling group uncovered during search operations done by Tula’s Federal Security Service personnel.
Rosfinmonitoring (Federal Financial Monitoring Service) analyzed the data of the Panama Papers and the Paradise Papers and discovered thousands of offshore companies through which the Russians laundered billions of rubles. Materials on deputies and governors were handed over to law enforcers.
A spokesperson of the Prosecutor's office said that the ECHR had not studied all the materials of the criminal case, so they were offered not to overturn the verdict, but to send the case for a new review in court.