FSB got interested in ex-Ivanovo Region Governor Konkov
Investigative actions in the case of bankruptcy of a local enterprise are carried out with the former official.
Officers of the FSB Main Investigations Directorate question former Governor of the Ivanovo region, Pavle Konkov, in the case of Ivanovsky Broiler’s bankruptcy, the regional publication Ivanovonews reports. It is not known whether Konkov is a witness or a suspect.
Konkov began acting as head of the Ivanovo region on October 16, 2013. On September 14, 2014, he assumed the post of governor. In 2017, he resigned of his own accord and in September of the following year, he was elected to the Regional Duma from the United Russia party.
In 2011, Ivanovsky Broiler received 750 million rubles ($11.4 million) from the regional budget as a representative of small business, although it was not one. The documents were signed by Konkov, who was the first deputy governor at the time, Ivanovo Live reports. In 2013, the enterprise had a debt of 1.6 billion rubles ($24.4 million), and in April 2015, Ivanovsky Broiler was declared bankrupt. The bankrupt owner of the company, Pavel Kudryashov, came under investigation in the case of concealment of more than 4.7 million rubles ($71,782).
In 2018, the official became a founder of a fund that deals with shooting and entrapment of wild animals in a hunting sector he supervises. With that, the official did not report about it to his senior executives.