The main military prosecutor's office suspects seven high-ranking officers of the Russian guard of embezzlement and embezzlement. This is reported by Kommersant with reference to the sources. The reason for the inspection of four generals and three colonels was the results of an interdepartmental inspection, which revealed a number of unrealized government contracts worth around $ 200 million. rubles. & Nbsp;
What government contracts are we talking about?
Comment specified Interlocutors of the agency, auditors and prosecutors were interested in the details of the attempts to introduce in 2012-2016 the information system (IS) & # 39; 'Real Estate' in the structure of the Interior Troops of the Ministry of Interior and National Guard. With its help, it was planned to digitize and consolidate all the objects of the department into one register.
“ Rosgvardia, like the internal troops, & mdash; it's a huge economy with hundreds if not thousands of items that were needed just like in every other department & mdash; both civil and paramilitary, systematize and enter into a single register to facilitate management and maintenance & # 39; & # 39 ;, & mdash; Kommersant's source explained.
He clarified that contracts for the creation of a new information system have been signed between the main center of the automated control system (GC ACS) of the Ministry of the Interior and the Ministry of the Interior. All-Russian Research Institute for Control Automation in the Non-Industrial Sphere named after VI VV Solomatine. In total, the parties concluded five government contracts, according to which the IP was supposed to win by 2016. However, the system, for the creation of which 192 million rubles were allocated, remained a project on paper.
“ It was at this point that the internal troops of the Interior Ministry ceased to exist, and the Russian Guard was created on their base. However, it turned out that the agents of his own security service, who were working on the personal instructions of the director of the service Viktor Zolotov , IP & bdquo; Real estate & ldquo; only existed on paper, and it is not possible to download it and start working with & # 39; & # 39 ;, & mdash; Kommersant reports.
Later it turned out that in 2017 a number of senior officials of the Russian Guard signed fictitious deeds on the commissioning of the IP Real Estate, which had not yet been launched.
Who does the military prosecutor's office suspect of embezzling state money?
According to the agency, several former heads of the Main Center of the Internal Affairs Directorate of the Russian Interior Ministry and Guard were suspected of particularly significant fraud (part 4 of Article 159 of the Code criminal), including Major General Andrey Kozlov a, who at one point was promoted to the post of deputy head of the main communications department of the Russian Guard, and three officers with the rank of colonel. At the same time, it is noteworthy that in the mid-2000s, Kozlov, according to some sources, was already brought to justice by the court, although administrative, & mdash; a fine of 50,000 rubles for violating the law when concluding a contract for the establishment of another information system for the needs of the high command of the interior troops of the Ministry of the Ministry of the Interior 39; Interior.
In addition, suspected of abuse of power, which led to serious consequences (part 3 of article 285 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation), the former head of the main communications department of Rosgvardia, Lieutenant General Alexey Belyakov , his deputy to the Major General Alexander Vyrodov and the head of the construction department of Rosgvardia, Lieutenant General Valery Duginov .
It is also noted that Generals Belyakov and Duginov have left their posts and that Vyrodov, despite the fact that he is still in the military, has already written a letter of resignation.
< h2>What is the sanction provided for by the penal code for fraud and embezzlement?
Under Part 4 of Art. 159 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (“ Fraud on a particularly large scale ''), the accused is punished with a term of imprisonment of up to To 10 years and a fine of up to one million rubles.
Under Part 3 of Art. 285 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (“abuse of power, resulting in serious consequences”) provides for a term of imprisonment of up to ten years with deprivation of the right to hold certain positions or engage in certain activities for up to three years.
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