Charges pressed against former president of RusGidro Yevgeny Dod and his accomplice

The Major Cases Office of the Investigative Committee has pressed charges against former president of RusGidro company Yevgeny Dod and chief accountant – head of corporate registration and reporting department Dmitry Finkel. They are accused of a crime under Part 4 of Article 159 of the RF Penal Code (fraud).

A court granted today the request of investigators and ruled to remand the suspects in custody pending trial.

As became known earlier, Dod and Finkel conspired with some unidentified people to steal assets of RusGidro on a very large scale. After the RusGidro financial report was approved, the said individuals made and Dod signed order “On special bonuses to members of the board of OAO RusGidro in 2013” according to which he assigned himself a special bonus for 2013 of 353.21 million rubles, illegally overstating it by at least 73.2 million rubles.

The investigators are working to find other crimes committed by Dod and Finkel and to identify other individuals who might be involved in the crimes.

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