During the investigation in stealing money allocated to the Moscow and Moscow Region office of the Judicial Department from the federal budget to pay for services of interpreters charges of a crime under part 4 of article 159 of the RF Penal Code (fraud on a very large scale) have been pressed against former deputy head of the Moscow Region office of the Judicial Department Yevghenia Titova extradited from Belorussia and is now in custody.
The defendants in this case also include: former head of the Moscow office of the Judicial Department Vyacheslav Lipezin, his deputy Lyubov Lopatina, former deputy Igor Kudryavtsev, former head of the Moscow Region office of the Judicial Department Valery Kuzmich, founder of OOO Rabikon-K Tatyana Poroskun, CEO of the firm Umar Zarobekov and managers Lyubov Shashkova and Svetlana Yechina.
Due to expiration of restraints today a court granted request for extension of house arrest to Lipezin, Lopatina and Zarobekov. Investigators are requesting extension of the term of custody of Kudryavtseva, Poroskun and Kuzmich.
According to investigators, the management of OOO Rabikon-K for a long time filed with offices of Moscow and Moscow region court departments forged court decisions of paying the services of translators. As a result, over 500 million rubles was stolen from the budget of the Russian Federation in 2013-2014 alone. Sarobekov and Kudryavtsev, who had been Lipezin’s deputy, and currently is an employee with OOO Rabikov-K, had prepared and passed on the documents. In their turn, Kuzmich, Titova, Lipezin and Lopatina used their positions to ensure that the payment was effected without proper checks and that the money was transferred to the accounts of the firm.
The investigation is ongoing.