Founder of Smart Housing Services detained in Moscow
Evgeny Akhmadishin is accused of embezzling budget funds.
In Moscow, the CEO of the Vaviot company specializing in wireless dispatching for Russian housing and communal services, Evgeny Akhmadishin, was detained. Operational activities were held as part of a case on embezzlement of funds allocated for creation of an intelligent system for parking spaces monitoring in Moscow.
Ahmadishin was detained by FSB officers. The Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation has already requested a preventive measure for the suspect in the form of detention. Evgeny Akhmadishin is accused of embezzlement of budget funds allocated for construction and installation works of intelligent monitoring system for parking spaces.
Oleg Filippov, former CEO of Sveko of the Federal Gusard Service, and Alexander Shukurov, director of the state capital institution Directorate of Capital Repair, have benn already taken into custody.
Ahmadishin is one of the founders of Strizh Telecom company, which develops and implements systems for remote acquisition of telemetry data. In 2014, Vladimir Putin signed an order for the government of Moscow to study Strizh’s developments in order to implement an intelligent monitoring system. In 2017, Akhmadishin started development of a new project, the Vaviot.
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).