The defendants in the criminal case into embezzlement of budgetary funds of the Vyborg municipality of the Leningrad region to stand trial

The Main Investigative Department of the Investigative Committee of Russia has completed an investigation into a criminal case against members of an organized group for the theft by deception of funds from the budget of the municipal formation "Vyborgsky District" of Leningrad region (Part 4 of Article 159 of the Criminal Code of Russia).

According to the investigation, in 2018-2019, the former head of the administration of the Vyborg district municipality of the Leningrad Region Gennady Orlov, Chairman of the district finance committee Alexander Boluchevsky, director of the ICU "Vyborg district center of financial and accounting services" Oksana Chugunkina, entrepreneurs Magomed Osmanov, Alexander Sinelnikov, Denis Mukhortov, Alexey Kotlyarenko, acting as an organized group, committed theft of the municipal formation budget funds in excess of 750 million rubles by their transfer to bank accounts of shell entities that were not engaged in financial and economic activities, under guise of payment for construction works that were not performed in reality.

In order to compensate for the damage caused the property of the accused in the amount of 90 million rubles was seized.

The investigation has collected a sufficient evidentiary basis, confirming the commission of crimes by the accomplices, in connection with which the criminal case with the approved indictment will be sent to court to be considered on the merits.