Vostochniy spaceport construction contractor accused of $11 million misappropriation
The businessman did not admit his guilt claiming that he has spent money for construction trailer for workers.
Stavropol businessman A. Tolstikov became a defendant in a case over misappropriation of the budgetary funds allocated for construction of facilities for the Vostochniy spaceport.
According to Life, Tolstikov is the head of Management of Construction Mechanization LLC, which has won the construction contract for a number of objects for the spaceport, however out of 765 million rubles ($13 million) allocated under the contract with Federal State Unitary Enterprise Spetsstroytekhnologii, Tolstikov had only 100 million ($1.7 million) left. The rest, according to him, he spent for construction trailers for workers.
A criminal case under the article Assignment or Misappropriation was initiated against the businessman, he may face up to ten years in prison, the media notes.
It should be added that the Vostochniy has already come into the view of investigators before. The damage from embezzlements during construction of the spaceport is several billion rubles.
Consolidator of metropolitan lands: Empire of Aleksander Postrigan’, ex-Head of Klin District, collapses
According to Aleksander Kurennoy, an official representative of the Prosecutor General’s Office, the watchdog authority is about to file with the Klin Town Court of the Moscow Region a lawsuit to confiscate assets worth in total 4 billion rubles ($62.1 million) from Aleksander Postrigan’, ex-Head of the Klin District. Aleksander Postrigan’ was arrested in June 2018 on suspicion of exceeding official powers and remains in detention since then. The CrimeRussia was figuring out the origin of billions of rubles and hundreds of real properties belonging to the Honorable Builder of the Moscow Region, business affairs of his relatives and friends, and why the official was busted for corruption so many years after pulling off his criminal schemes.