$831.500 embezzlement during ecological rehabilitation of lake in Yaroslavl region
The investigation initiated a criminal case over large scale fraud.
The embezzlement of 47 million rubles ($831.500) was revealed during public prosecutor's check of implementation of the Complex Ecological Rehabilitation of the Lake Nero in the Rostov District of the Yaroslavl Region project, it is said on the website of the Prosecutor General’s Office of Russia.
As the supervising department notes, the contractor presented acts of the performed works for the sum of 143 million rubles for payment, under which the customer has made payment. At the same time results of engineering-geological researches have shown that the contractor has not performed work for 47 million rubles.
It is also established that the embezzlements were committed at the initial stage of implementation of the project. Presence of suspects is not specified.
It is known that the project on rehabilitation of the lake Nero in the Yaroslavl Region was launched in 2015. He is included in the federal target program Development of the Water Preserving Russian Federation Complex for 2012-2020. The total cost of works exceeds 930 million rubles.
In early November 2017, Basmanny Court of Moscow has satisfied the motion brought by the Main Investigations Directorate in the City of Moscow of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation (ICR) and remanded Aleksander Shukyurov, Director of the Capital Renovation Directorate State Budgetary Institution of Moscow, in custody. The head of the institution subordinate to the Department of Capital Renovation of the City of Moscow that had acted as the client in tenders worth dozens of billions of rubles is suspected of swindling on an especially large scale.