In Novosibirsk Region CEO of tourist company Akris Travel placed under house arrest

The Novosibirsk Region investigating bodies of the Russia’s Investigative Committee continue investigation in fraud committed by employees of ZAO AKRIS Travel and ZAO Akris Intourist (part 4 of article 159 of the RF Penal Code).

According to investigators,between September and December 2014,  CEO of ZAO Akris Travel Vladimir Kourov concluded contracts with physical persons and legal entities on travel services and misled them about his intention to fulfill his liabilities under the contracts, The services the clients paid for (aerial transportation, transfer, booking of hotels, excursions and others) were not provided, while the CEO spent the money on his own needs. This way, Kourov created conditions for stealing the money from his clients who bought services and stole the money.

Kaurov is charged with 59 counts of criminal activity with over 2 million rubles of damages. Today following a request of investigators a court ruled to put Kourov under house arrest. The investigation is ongoing.