The Tyva Regional Directorate of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation continues the investigation into the Chief of the Inter-District Inspection No. 1 of the Federal Tax Service in the Tyva Republic and the senior support expert of the Tyva Republican Directorate of the Federal Tax Service, whose actions appear to be criminally offensive under Part 2 of Article 292 (official forgery entailing significant violation of rights and legitimate interests of citizens or organizations) and Part 4 of Article 159 (swindling on a large scale committed by a group of people) of the Criminal Code of Russia.
According to the investigation, from October 2017 to March 2018, the regional and municipal tax service officials, acting as an organised group, used their official positions and power provided by those official positions to intentionally steal over 30 million roubles from Vostok LLC out of mercenary motives.
From the moment of launching the probe, investigators of the Investigations Directorate and operative services of the Federal Security Service, the Ministry of Internal Affairs and the National Guard of the Russian Federation carried out a significant number of immediate investigative activities.
On the basis of the gathered evidence, investigators arrested the Chief of the Tyva Republican Directorate of the Federal Tax Service and her husband and pressed charges against them and the Chief of the Inter-District Tax Inspection, in accordance to the role of each of them in the committed offences. At the request of the investigation, the court ruled to keep them in custody.
At the moment, the investigative activities associated with the probe and aimed to prove the evidence and to establish other possible episodes of the criminal activities of the accused are ongoing. The criminal investigation is ongoing.