Roskomnadzor top officials suspected of swindle
Vadim Ampelonsky and Aleksander Veselchakov became defendants in a criminal case. The court has refused to arrest the first, the second is placed under house arrest.
Press secretary of the Federal Service for Supervision of Communications, Information Technology, and Mass Media (Roskomnadzor) Vadim Ampelonsky became defendant in a criminal case over swindle, news agencies report on Wednesday, October 11, with reference to materials of the Chertanovo Court of Moscow.
In particular, it is said in documents that the court dismissed petition for Ampelonsky's arrest. The petition of the investigation for the detention of the second defendant in the case, Boris Edidin, was registered in a judicial information system on October 5, but still there is no decision concerning him, TASS reports.
In addition, the Chief of Staff,Aleksander Veselchakov, was also sent under house arrest.
“The petition for election of measure of restraint in the form of house arrest is satisfied”, says the report. Charges against him were not specified, yet sources report, he also goes under swindle case.
It should be added that on Tuesday, in the Telegram-channel Oper Slil, information on searches in the main radio-frequency center under control Roskomnadzor were held. “According to the rumours, dead souls were found there, on the accounts of whom expenses were written off. Roskomnadzor is also being checked,” the author of the channel reported.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) had seen plenty of scandals throughout its history. In the end of 2017, it ceased financing of the International Boxing Association (AIBA) on suspicion of misuse of funds by its management. However, the IOC couldn’t even think that international drug trafficker Gafur Rakhimov, member of the criminal ‘Brothers’ Circle’ put on the OFAC’s Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List, is going to take charge of it soon. Furthermore, Rakhimov has contributed greatly to the selection of Sochi the place of the 2014 Winter Olympics.
Kochkin is detained in the headquarters building and brought to the police department, where policemen drew up a protocol under Violating the Established Procedure for Arranging or Conducting a Meeting, Rally, Demonstration, Procession or Picket (part 8 of Article 20.2 of the Code of Administrative Offenses). According to the activist, in the near future he will go on trial.