FSB officers detained on suspicion of swindling
FSB employee and his former colleague are suspected of misappropriation of 5 million rubles of a Turkish construction company.
Officer of the BIA FSB detained the former FSB employee Karen Krayukhin and his former colleague Vlad Novikov. They are suspected of committing crimes referred to part 4 of article 159 of the Criminal Code (Swindling on an especially large scale).
According to the preliminary data, security officials were ratted by representatives of the Turkish construction company. The company received a fine of 30 million rubles for the hiring of illegal migrants. However, the company management wanted to resolve the issue for less money through the FSB workers Krayukhin and Novikov. For this work, it was transferred to 5 million rubles. But security officials have not fulfilled the promise, and therefore the company turned to the police.
Krayukhin was arrested on the duty, Novikov was searched.
At this point, both detainees were taken to the department for questioning.
Initially, the defendants in the case had been charged with embezzlement through swindling in the amount of 225 million rubles ($3.3 million). In the final version of the indictment, the article was changed to 1.5-billion-ruble ($22.45 million) embezzlement.