Members of Russian Authors' Society questioned with regard to major fraud case
The investigation is questioning employees of the Russian Authors' Society (RAO) in the case of 500 million rubles fraud.
Investigators are interrogating RAO members in the case of its directors general Sergey Fedotov, who was detained on suspicion of fraud in the amount of 500 million rubles. This was announced by the defendant's lawyer Denis Baluev. On a side note, the lawyer said that his client's condition got worse due to aggravated chronic diseases.
Earlier, the Moscow City Court decided to place Fedotov under arrest for a period up to August 17.
Former traffic cop Mikhail Saplinov was sentenced to life in prison for murdering two young women. The trial was held in the Belgorod region in February. The defendant pleaded guilty. However, he refused to share where he buried the victims…or could not do that. The 2015 trial of Vladimir Koen hailing from Vladivostok made the headlines. He was given a 9-year custodial sentence for murdering his ex-girlfriend that had gone missing in 2011. Her body has never been found. The CrimeRussia tells a story of two murder convicts who could be innocent.
Last year's wave of governors' resignations, which temporary termination was announced in November 2017 by Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak, will resume soon after March 18. The CrimeRussia figures out who will lose governor's seat.