Moscow City Court softened sentence to Penitentiary Service ex-head Reymer
The official condemned for swindle with electronic bracelets is exempted from payment of a fine of 800 thousand rubles ($13 thousand).
The Moscow City Court softened the sentence to ex-director of the Federal Penitentiary Service Alexander Reymer, who got a term for swindle with electronic bracelets, on Wednesday, November 22, Moskva news agency reports with reference to the press service of the court.
It is noted that the term of punishment was left without changes, but the official was exempted from payment of the penalty.
To recall, the sentence was pronounced on June 14. Reymer got eight years of colony and 800 thousand rubles ($13 thousand) of a fine. His accomplice, former deputy Nikolay Krivolapov was jailed for five years and eight months and obliged to pay 600 thousand rubles ($10 thousand) of a penalty and the director of Federal State Unitary Enterprise Center of Information and Technical Providing and Communication of the Federal Penitentiary Service Viktor Opredelenov was given six years of colony and 700 thousand rubles ($11 thousand) of a penalty.
According to the investigators, in 2010 the director of Federal Penitentiary Service established a gang, which included Krivolapov, Opredelenov and CEO of the Meta company Nikolay Martynov. The Federal Penitentiary Service concluded a contract with federal state unitary enterprise, which was directed by Opredelenov, and the department bought electronic bracelets at inflated prices, damages were assessed at 2.7 billion rubles ($45.7m). Martynov admitted his guilt, he was appointed three years and eight months of imprisonment, in September he was released conditionally ahead of schedule.
The ICR has reported on solving the murder of Ilya Pichko, who had been due to testify in the high-profile case of smuggling at the hearing on December 18. The search for the head of Yugo-Vostochnaya Torgovaya Kompaniya began after he failed to appear at the hearing scheduled for December 11.