Former Head of Sredneuralsk to face trial for misappropriation of 61 million rubles
The investigation of a criminal case against 64-year-old former Head of Sredneuralsk Administration Boris Tarasov is completed in Ural. The official is accused of abuse of power and attempted bribery.
The first episode of the criminal case took place in 2012－2013 years, when, being the Head of municipality, Tarasov committed official crime rendering assistance in illegal granting lands in property to country partnership Koptyaki 12.
As a result the city budget was damaged in the amount of 49.3 million rubles, regional – 12.3 million rubles.
Later, after learning about the investigation upon a crime in February, 2016, the Head of the Sredneuralsk city district transferred 1 million rubles as a bribe for issue of the case papers allegedly to an "employee of the Investigative Committee", who appeared to be a telephone swindler – the prisoner of one of colonies of the Rostov region. After that Tarasov was detained by the field investigators of criminal investigation department of the Rostov region who were engaged in case of a telephone fraud.
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