Tomsk Roslesinforg head detained for 1-million-ruble embezzlement
According to investigators, he paid a salary to his deputy, who never showed up at work.
FSB Directorate in the Tomsk Region detained the head of the Tomsk branch of the Federal State Budgetary Institution Roslesinforg, Nikolay Bryukhanov. The official is charged with an embezzlement of more than 1 million rubles.
The case was initiated under part 4 of Art. 160 of the Criminal Code ("Embezzlement"). Bryukhanov faces up to 10 years in prison. He has been detained and placed in a pre-trial detention center; he will be convicted soon.
According to investigators, the branch head paid a salary to one of his deputies, who did not even appear at work and lived outside the Tomsk region, between November 2017 and November 2018. The amount of damage caused to the budget of the institution is estimated at more than 1 million rubles.