Criminal group and stealing $1.7m earn Khakassia ex-deputy head 6 years behind bars
Alexander Golyshev was found guilty of creating an organized criminal group and swindling, Sib.fm reports.
Abakan witnessed the first Deputy Head of the government of the Republic of Khakassia and his accomplices being convicted, the press service of the Investigative Committee reported.
As established by the investigation, the criminal group, founded and led by the first Deputy Head of the government of Khakassia Alexander Golyshev, included two employees of Khakresvodokanal enterprise: director Oleg Baziev and his deputy Irina Oleshkevich. The gang also involved the director and founder of private company FKK Business System LLC Irina Svistunova.
Irina Svistunova registered commercial organization FKK Business System LLC in Novosibirsk in order to formally employ several employees of Khakresvodokanal, dealing with financial reports of the company. The director of the water canal Baziev concluded fictitious contracts with the company of Svistunova, according to which FKK Business System was to keep the accounting and tax records of the water canal. In fact, the accounts were maintained by the employees of the water canal, but now the enterprise paid additionally for this work. Financial accounting services cost the company 110 million rubles ($1.8 m). The members of the organized group divided the stolen money among themselves.
All four were convicted under part 4 of Art. 159 of the Criminal Code (Swindling committed by an organized group through official position on an especially large scale). Alexander Golyshev was sentenced to six years' imprisonment, the director of Vodokanal – to 5.5 years of the colony, his deputy – to five years, and the founder of FKK Business System LLC – to 2.5 years.
The prosecutors want the former Russian Federation Council member to go to prison for 14 years instead of 9 and pay a 500-million-ruble ($8.8 million) fine instead of 70 million rubles ($1.2 million).