Upon instruction of Chairman of the Investigative Committee of Russia Alexander Bastrykin the Novosibirsk Regional Investigations Directorate of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation launched a probe under Part 2 of Article 141.1 of the Criminal Code of Russia (complete non-payment of wages and other statutory payments for over two months out of mercenary and other personal interest) into the fact of non-payment of wages to workers of "Tyazhstankogidropress" PJSC.
According to investigation, from November 2020 to April 2021 the direction of the enterprise out of mercenary or other personal interest, having a real possibility to pay wages to its workers, used monetary funds for other needs. The debt to 307 workers exceeded 17 million rubles.
A part of 11.2 million rubles has been repaid during investigative measures.
The enterprise is subject to searches, investigators are seizing necessary accounting documents and carrying out other investigative actions aimed to collect evidence. Investigation of the probe continues.