Former Altai official Mastinin received 6 years for embezzlement of 12 million rubles
The Barnaul Court pronounced a sentence to the former Deputy of the Legislative Assembly of the Altai Region Aleksander Mastinin. In 2013 the runaway Deputy was put on the wanted list, and in 2015 he was detained at the Moscow airport with passport of other name.
As reported in the press service of the Investigative Directorate of the Investigative Committee in the Altai Region, the court found Mastinin guilty of partnership in embezzlement and waste of 12 million rubles and sentenced him to 6 years of imprisonment, a fine of 300 thousand rubles and compensation of damage caused to the resource supplying entities.
According to the ICR, the former Deputy and other defendants in the case should pay damage in the amount of 12 million rubles.
According to the investigation, from January to October, 2009, being the head of Rodnoy Barnaul company, which was receiving from citizens money for housing and communal services, Mastinin and other participants of an organized criminal grouping withdrew money through affiliated firms, thus having stolen the above-stated amount.
The criminal case concerning Mastinin was in proceeding for more than two years. In March 2013 he absconded and was put on the international wanted list. In June 2015 Mastinin was detained in Moscow with false documents on a surname Grach. At the same time the defendant denied that he was Mastinin up to the end, when his personality was identified during identification.
Earlier the sentence concerning other participants of criminal group - CEO of Rodnoy Barnaul Nikolay Ostretsov and chief accountant Anna Aubakirova was pronounced. They each received three years of imprisonment.
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