Ex-head of Klinsky district Postrigan additionally charged of embezzlement of $643 thousand
The Prosecutor General's Office had earlier accused the Moscow region’s ex-official of exceeding official authority, taking a bribe on an especially large scale, and forgery, and demanded to seize assets worth of 9 billion rubles ($135 million) from him.
Investigators of the Main Investigations Directorate of the Investigative Committee of Russia in the Moscow region have found that an ex-head of Moscow region’s Klinsky district Aleksander Postrigan was involved in new crimes. New criminal case into swindling and embezzlement of 43 million rubles ($643 thousand) has been initiated against him, reports the media office of the Committee.
The investigation theory is that the ex-official - whose assets worth of 9 billion rubles ($135 million) had been told to be seized by the The Prosecutor General's Office - illegally received right to property of a few municipal facilities. There are land properties, non-residential buildings, and a commercial building among them.
In June, 2018, Aleksander Postrigan was arrested on a charge of exceeding official authority during signing of an operation commencement act related to a broken accommodation unit, forgery (granting of papers related to operation commencement of a house non-fitted with a fire protection system and gas-supply) - without permission by the State Construction Supervision and Inspection Service - as well as taking a bribe for illegal granting of permission related to a summer terrace.
Postrigan seized more than 2 thousand real estate facilities in Klinsky district alone. Before that, the facilities had been owned by the district. Besides that, the former head of the district turned out to own hotels in Sochi and Spain’s Catalonia, as well as two manors in the Astrakhan region.