FSB officers-solvers charged with swindling for 5 million rubles
FSB officers paid for one of the Turkish companies to avoid paying multimillion-ruble fine.
Current and former employees of the Moscow FSB Russia Karen Krajukhin and Vlad Novikov were indicted. They are charged with Swindling on an especially large scale (part 4, Art. 159 of the Criminal Code), according to TASS, citing the Krayukhin's lawyer Dagir Khasavov.
Earlier, the court arrested defendants in the case for two months. Suspects will remain in custody until 6 November.
According to the preliminary data, the Turkish construction company Esta Construction received a fine of 37,6 million rubles for the firing of illegal migrants. However, the company management wanted to resolve the issue for less money through the FSB workers Krayukhin and Novikov. For this work, it was transferred to 5 million rubles. But security officials have not fulfilled the promise.
The management of the company wrote against officers an appeal and on 6th September the FSB of the Russian Federation initiated a criminal case against them for swindling, and on September 14 suspects were detained during searches of their homes and personal offices.
Security officers pleaded not guilty.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) had seen plenty of scandals throughout its history. In the end of 2017, it ceased financing of the International Boxing Association (AIBA) on suspicion of misuse of funds by its management. However, the IOC couldn’t even think that international drug trafficker Gafur Rakhimov, member of the criminal ‘Brothers’ Circle’ put on the OFAC’s Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List, is going to take charge of it soon. Furthermore, Rakhimov has contributed greatly to the selection of Sochi the place of the 2014 Winter Olympics.
Kochkin is detained in the headquarters building and brought to the police department, where policemen drew up a protocol under Violating the Established Procedure for Arranging or Conducting a Meeting, Rally, Demonstration, Procession or Picket (part 8 of Article 20.2 of the Code of Administrative Offenses). According to the activist, in the near future he will go on trial.