The Main Investigations Directorate of the Investigative Committee of Russia has pressed charges against entrepreneur Valery Perevoznikov for large-scale swindling (Part 4 of Article 159 of the Criminal Code of Russia).
According to the investigation, in April 2017, Perevoznikov had offered a member of the Russian Paralympic Volleyball Team to make prosthetic legs for her; the latter had obtained a bank loan of over 5 million rubles to pay for them. By agreement, the money had been transferred to the bank account of Perevoznikov’s driver, which had been actually used by the perpetrator. He used the money at his sole discretion; in this, the prosthetics were never provided to the girl.
Perevoznikov has been detained; the court will consider putting him in custody as a preventive measure in the nearest future. Investigators are carrying out a set of investigative actions aimed to prove the evidence of guilt of the perpetrator. The criminal investigation is ongoing.