Former deputy head of Federal Penitentiary Service Korshunov sentenced to seven years in prison
The defendant and his accomplices will have to pay almost $ 4.1 million rubles.
Moscow’s Gagarinsky Court sentenced former FSIN deputy director Oleg Korshunov to seven years in a general regime penal colony with a fine of 900,000 rubles ($ 14,000) in the case of embezzling 263 million rubles ($ 4.1) in public procurement of shoes, RIA Novosti reports. Korshunov’s accomplice, the former director of the Federal State Unitary Enterprise Production Industrial House of the FSIN, Vitaly Morusov, was sentenced to five years in a colony with a fine of 500,000 rubles ($ 8,000)
In addition, the judge fined Korshunov and Morusov with a total of 26.7 million ($ 420,000) in favor of the FSIN Directorate for the Krasnoyarsk Region, 176 million rubles ($ 2.77 million) in favor of the FSIN Directorate for the Perm Region and 60 million rubles ($ 945,000) in favor of the FSIN Directorate for the Lipetsk Region.
The defendants plead innocent. Their lawyers intend to appeal the verdict.
The third person involved in the case, Smbat Kharutyunyan, the CEO of Dace Group, was sentenced to 3.5 years in a penal colony in September 2018. In November of the same year, another accomplice, entrepreneur Marina Dyukova, was sentenced to two and a half years in a penal colony.
Korshunov is also accused of wasting 160 million rubles ($ 2.5 million) in the supply of fuel and sugar for the FSIN institutions, bribery, abuse of authority in the construction of a prison in Simferopol.