The defendant in the criminal case of embezzlement of funds allocated for police uniforms arrested

As part of a criminal investigation into the multi-million dollar embezzlement of budget funds, at the request of the Main Investigative Department of the Investigative Committee of Russia, the court arrested Boris Lyashuk, the former general director of BMF LLC. He is charged with committing an offense under Part 4 of Article 159 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (fraud committed on a particularly large scale).

The investigation established that in 2017 the Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs concluded a state contract with BMF for the sewing and supply of casual clothing for internal affairs officers. Within the framework of the execution of this contract, Boris Lyashuk, General Director of "BMF" LLC, knowingly not intending to fulfill it in full in terms of supplying uniforms that meet the requirements of the contract, in order to steal the allocated budget funds organized through a group of controlled organizations-producers sewing uniforms using substandard raw materials.

In terms of the criminal case, 40 regional subdivisions of the Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs seized the uniforms supplied, for which more than 200 complex physical and chemical forensic examinations were carried out in various expert institutions. According to the results of the examinations, it was established that fabric and components that do not meet the requirements of the contract were used in the manufacture of the clothing.

As a result of these criminal actions, the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation suffered damage amounting to more than 500 million rubles.

The facts of illegal activities were established by investigators of the Investigative Committee in conjunction with officers of the Main Directorate of Internal Security of the Russian Interior Ministry and the Federal Security Service of Russia.

The investigation continues to establish all the circumstances of what happened, as well as the persons involved in the criminal scheme.