Investigators of the Main Investigations Department of the Investigative Committee of Russia in close interaction with operative officers of the Moscow and Moscow Region Directorate of the Federal Security Service of Russia revealed additional episodes of illegal activities of former Head of Klinsky District Alexander Postrigan during investigation of a probe into him taking a bribe on an especially large scale and forgery (Part 3 of Article 286, Part 6 of Article 290 and Article 292 of the Criminal Code of Russia). Depending on involvement of each, he and six other persons are accused of swindling (Part 4 of Article 159 of the Criminal Code of Russia), embezzlement (Part 4 of Article 160 of the Criminal Code of Russia) and legalization of property acquired in an illegal way (Paragraphs A, B of Article 174.1 of the Criminal Code of Russia).
According to investigation, Postrigan, holding a position of Head of Klinsky District Administration, with the assistance of his relatives and affiliated persons, illegally acquired ownership rights for a number of municipal objects including non-residential buildings, commercial premises and land plots. His illegal activities inflicted damage of at least 43 million roubles to the municipality.
At present, three accused persons were put into custody under investigative motion, their residences are subject to search activities. The location of two members of the organized group is being tracked, another one is put on the international wanted list.