Spetsstroy’s Head Alexander Volosov resigned due to corruption scandal
Previously, it came the CrimeRussia's knowledge that all Deputy Heads of the Federal Agency for Special Construction (Spetsstroy) of the Russian Federation appeared in the case of large-scale swindling with public contracts.
Sources of The CrimeRussia got wise that Spetsstroy’s Head Alexander Volosov wrote a letter of resignation because of corruption investigation against his deputies. Earlier, it became known that Alexander Mordovets, the Deputy Head of Volosov, was arrested under criminal proceeding against Alexander Buriakov, initiated by Part 4 of Article 159 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (Swindling committed on an especially large scale).
Then the interlocutors of The CrimeRussia reported that in the nearest future it will also be the second Volosov’s Deputy Alexander Hodos under investigation and former Deputy Alexander Zagorulko.
Official confirmation of this information has not yet received. In contrast, July 8 it was published on Spetsstroy’s website a message about telephone conference, which Volosov has held with heads of subordinate enterprises.
“Issues of the strict implementation of government contracts in established period and in a diligently way were under discussion, special attention was drawn to the work of subcontractors and a prevention of law’s violations”, said in the message.
About corruption scandal in the agency it became known on July 7, when Alexander Buriakov was placed under arrest. Prior to that, his workplace was searched, in the course of which the documentation, related to the maintenance of public contracts, was seized.
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