Over $120 thousand stolen during repair of Internal Affairs building in Moscow
According to preliminary data, the fraudulent scheme involved both businessmen, who carried out the order, and employees of the department.
The criminal case of swindling was instituted on the theft of 7 million rubles (~122.000 USD) allocated for the repair of the building of the Main Directorate of Internal Security (GUSB) of the Russian MIA in Moscow. This was reported by Irina Volk, the official representative of the agency.
According to her, the criminal scheme was exposed in the course of the inspection conducted by the Main Directorate of the Internal Security of the MIA, on the basis of which the criminal case was initiated. Volk specified that the heads of several commercial organizations had submitted forged documents to the department about alleged work performed and received the payment.
Meanwhile, an Interfax source said that not only businessmen but also employees of the Federal State Unitary Enterprise Remontno-stroitel'noye upravleniye MVD RF (Repair and Construction Directorate of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation), who signed the acts of the executed works, overestimating the prices for services, are the defendants of the case. The interlocutor of the publication also specified that he was talking about the repair works for the Moscow building of the abovementioned Directorate of the Russian MIA.
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