Property of ex-Governor Yurevich remains under arrest

Property of ex-Governor Yurevich remains under arrest
Mikhail Yurevich

At the same time, the attachment of the runaway official's accounts was partially removed.

The Chelyabinsk Regional Court on Monday, August 7, considered the complaint of defense of ex-Governor of the region Mikhail Yurevich on the arrest of accounts and real estate of the official who is accused of taking bribes in the amount of 3.4 billion rubles ($43.4 million), Kommersant writes.

It is specified that the court of the first instance arrested eight bank accounts and eight real estate objects, among which there are an apartment, parking places and a garage (in Moscow). At the same time, the ban on the commission of bank operations was reduced from 3.9 billion rubles ($49.8 million) to 500 million rubles ($6 million).

Earlier it became known that the Sverdlovsk Regional Court following the results of consideration of the appeal partially opened access to three accounts in various banks to the defendant.

According to the investigators, Mikhail Yurevich being the Governor of the region has received bribes in the total amount of 26 million rubles ($332 thousand) from the Minister of Health of the Chelyabinsk Region Vitaly Teslenko (in 2014 he was sentenced to seven years over bribes of 70 million rubles ($894 thousand). Besides, Yurevich is accused of taking bribes from South Ural businessmen in the total amount of 3.4 billion rubles ($43.4 million).

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