In Ivanovo Region gang of corrupt officials is to be judged
In Ivanovo region law enforcement personnel have completed a criminal investigation against the former head of administration of the municipal district of Ivanovo region, as well as his partners.
They were charged with committing a number of malfeasances.
According to the Investigative Committee in Ivanovo region, the former official, Sergey Zhubarkin, two his deputies - Marina Vtorova and Anna Tezneva, the Deputy speaker of MSO Center of maintenance of the Ivanovo municipal district of Ivanovo region" Ravshan Satarov and an individual entrepreneur Yuri Volodin, accused of committing a number of crimes including the following articles of the Russian Criminal Code - Part 3 of Art. 35, Part 1 of Art. 285 (22 episodes), Part 3 of Art. 30, Part 4 of Art. 159, Part 3 of Art. 35, Part 5 of Art. 33, Part 1 of Art. 285 (14 episodes).
Depending on the degree of involvement in the crime, each of them is charged with an Abuse of official Power as a group, as well as an attempted Swindling by using official position.
According to the investigative authorities, defendants used the disabled people with preferential rights to receive land by illegally acquiring rights on their names without bidding. After that Zhubarkin together with accomplices filed for the assignment of the land rights in favor of third parties.
As it was established during the investigation, the organized crime group, led by the former civil servant, managed to fraudulently acquire the rights for 15 land plots. Their actions have caused material damage to Ivanovsky municipal district in the amount of more than 15 million rubles.
Later, in the period from 2010 to 2012 Sergey Zhubarkin together with accomplices, without making bids at the auction, leased land to companies. Law enforcement officers revealed 7 contracts of lease without registration. According to the investigating authorities, these actions led to material damage to the local budget, the amount of which exceeds 7 million rubles.
In addition, in the period from 2007 to 2008 Marina Tezneva as the deputy head of Rodnikovskoye municipal district of the Ivanovo region, has signed a number of acts of reception of medical equipment needed for municipal purposes. When in fact, no medical supplies were shipped. Her actions caused material damage to the municipality Rodnikovskoe municipal district in the amount of 2 million rubles.
As the Investigative Committee added, the investigation is completed, the prosecutor confirmed the indictment, and all the materials of the investigation sent to the court for further consideration on the merits.
Rosfinmonitoring (Federal Financial Monitoring Service) analyzed the data of the Panama Papers and the Paradise Papers and discovered thousands of offshore companies through which the Russians laundered billions of rubles. Materials on deputies and governors were handed over to law enforcers.
A spokesperson of the Prosecutor's office said that the ECHR had not studied all the materials of the criminal case, so they were offered not to overturn the verdict, but to send the case for a new review in court.