Prosecutor General's Office signs indictment on Restorers' case
The main person of interest is former Deputy Minister of Culture of the Russian Federation Grigory Pirumov.
The Russian Prosecutor General's Office approved the indictment against former Deputy Minister of Culture of Russia Grigory Pirumov and other defendants in the case of embezzlement of state funds allocated for the restoration of cultural heritage sites. This was reported to the Moskva News Agency by a source in law enforcement agencies.
"Today, the General Prosecutor's Office of the Russian Federation approved the indictment against all the accused," the source said.
According to the source, on August 25, 2017, the criminal case will be sent to the Dorogomilovsky Court for consideration on the merits.
It is to be recalled that the key defendant in the case is the former Deputy Minister of Culture, Grigory Pirumov, who previously was taken into custody until September 15.
According to investigators, in 2012, the official created a criminal group, the participants of which entered into state contracts for the restoration of cultural heritage items at an inflated cost with the aim of stealing money. A criminal case was initiated under part 4 of Art. 159 of the Russian Criminal Code (Swindling committed by an organized group or on an especially large scale). All the defendants pleaded guilty.
Accountant of psychoneurological dispensary governed by wife of Nizhnevartovsk Mayor locked up in mental health institution. She could be aware of financial frauds
A broken door, people in medical uniform, sirens – this is how a Monday evening has ended for a female resident of Nizhnevartovsk. A medical crew arrived to the former accountant of the municipal psychoneurological dispensary and forcibly took the woman to the mental health institution. The bookkeeper could be aware of financial frauds committed in the dispensary whose Chief Physician is the wife of the Nizhnevartovsk Mayor. The investigators have questions to all participants of the incident. The CrimeRussia was figuring out who could be interested in the emergency hospitalization of the accountant.
According to Sobesednik, in 2014, the President’s former guard and Governor of Tula region got an apartment in a block near the Pushkin museum. Similar apartment in the same block was up for sale for 1 billion rubles ($15 million).