Former chief accountant of Moscow region Arbitration court to face trial for embezzlement of 21 mln rubles
Former chief accountant of the Arbitration court of the Moscow region and the Tenth arbitration Court of Appeal Natalya Khristosova is accused of embezzlement of 21 million rubles, the Prosecutor’s Office of Moscow reported.
The accountant was accused of Swindling under part 4 of Art. 159 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation. The city Prosecutor's Office has already approved the indictment. The criminal case is directed to the Zamoskvoretsky district court of Moscow, where it will be considered in essence.
According to the investigators, during 2013 Khristosova transferred money, which was temporarily at the disposal of the Arbitration tribunal of the Moscow region, to accounts under control to her and her accomplices of commercial firms and physical persons. The chief accountant specified obviously false data in drafts of requests for the return and the transfer.
Using digital signature of a court, Khristosova sent documents to regional government of Federal Treasury through the automated departmental system. Thus, when using this scheme, the swindlers stole about 17 million rubles, it is told in the criminal case file.
Now, the woman is under house arrest. The case against her accomplices is allocated in separate production.
The prosecutors want the former Russian Federation Council member to go to prison for 14 years instead of 9 and pay a 500-million-ruble ($8.8 million) fine instead of 70 million rubles ($1.2 million).