FSB seizes documents from Rostov-on-Don circus
According to preliminary information, the law enforcers are checking information about possible embezzlements in the circus administration.
Officers of the FSB Directorate in the Rostov region have seized financial documents from the Rostov State Circus on suspicion of theft of funds. This is reported by Delovoy kvartal-Rostov.
It is reported that the law enforcers are checking information about possible embezzlements by the circus administration employees in the amount of 1.7 million rubles ($30,192). According to preliminary information, the money was withdrawn under fictitious contracts for the provision of agency services in the amount of 15% of the box office and other ticket operations.
Director of the circus, Dmitry Reznichenko, has confirmed the seizure of documents to Bloknot-Rostov, however he linked the siloviki’s actions to his disagreements with the leadership of the Russian State Circus.
Earlier, the management of the railway and the place of residence of its high-ranking employees were searched within the bribe case. Investigative actions against head of the railway Alexey Mironov were held in Moscow, where he was on a business trip.