Moscow Perovo District Head detained on suspicion of fraud
The official was caught red-handed while taking 1 million rubles ($17.000).
The Head of Moscow Perovo District Aleksandr Dovgopol has been detained in a special operation while receiving a bribe of 1 million rubles ($17 thousand), reported Lenta.ru. Investigators believe that the official had been behind a fraudulent scheme.
According to the investigation, late in 2016 Dovgopol singed a state contract with a company providing information services. Despite no such services were actually provided, the civil servant signed an acceptance certificate as if the work had been performed, and the budgetary funds were transferred to the company's account. The official was promised a 1-million-ruble reward for what he did. It was the moment Dovgopol was taking the money on Wednesday evening that he was detained.
REN TV gives a different version of what happened. According to the TV-channel, the investigators brought the official to question him on the embezzlement of funds through VAT-related fraud. After the questioning, Dovgopol’s status was changed to ‘suspect’ and he was put in custody.
At the moment, the District Head is giving his testimony to the law enforcement. There has been no official comment on the situation yet.
Accountant of psychoneurological dispensary governed by wife of Nizhnevartovsk Mayor locked up in mental health institution. She could be aware of financial frauds
A broken door, people in medical uniform, sirens – this is how a Monday evening has ended for a female resident of Nizhnevartovsk. A medical crew arrived to the former accountant of the municipal psychoneurological dispensary and forcibly took the woman to the mental health institution. The bookkeeper could be aware of financial frauds committed in the dispensary whose Chief Physician is the wife of the Nizhnevartovsk Mayor. The investigators have questions to all participants of the incident. The CrimeRussia was figuring out who could be interested in the emergency hospitalization of the accountant.
According to Sobesednik, in 2014, the President’s former guard and Governor of Tula region got an apartment in a block near the Pushkin museum. Similar apartment in the same block was up for sale for 1 billion rubles ($15 million).