Criminal structures inflate price of medicines by 160 times
This was announced by the Head of the Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) Igor Artemyev in an interview with Russia 24.
The Head of the Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) Igor Artemyev said that a study conducted by the service revealed that the price of certain types of drugs is overestimated by 160 times. As an example, the official cited a well-known medicine No-Spa. According to him, the same chemical composition is available under different names, which allows repeatedly inflate the price of the product.
In view of the Head of the Service, such schemes are under control of organized crime. According to his data, there is collusion between a number of structures that distribute among themselves tenders conducted with serious violations.
In combating this mafia, as the official put it, the Federal Antimonopoly Service relies on the assistance from the police, since most of the service’s employees are women who have few powers of their own with which to confront the full-fledged criminal organizations.
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).