The Investigating Authorities of the Russian Investigative Committee for Irkutsk Oblast have finalized the criminal investigation against a former Official of the Ministry of Property Relations for Irkutsk Oblast. He is accused of committing crimes prescribed in paragraph "c", Part 5, Article 290 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation, Part 6, Article 290 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation, paragraph "b" Part 4, Article 174.1 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation, paragraph "c" Part 3, Article 286 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation.
According to Investigators, in 2020 the Head of the Housing Department of the Ministry of Property Relations for Irkutsk Oblast personally received bribes for committing illegal actions and inaction to create preferential conditions for participating in procurement and limiting the number of participants in the procurement, signing the transfer and acceptance acts of residential premises for orphans in accordance with the terms of Governmental Contracts.
The Investigators of the Investigative Committee detected, that the total amount of bribes amounted to more than 17.5 million rubles.
Further, the mentioned former Official found an apartment worth 14 million rubles for his own use, the total area of the apartment was more than 200 square meters, he planned to purchase it at the expense of part of the money received as bribes. Realizing that he is forced to report annually on his income, expenses, property and liabilities of a property, since he is a State Civil Official and in the case of any inspection of his income and expenses, the fact of corruption crimes and an illegal source of acquisition of real estate by him will be revealed, he mixed up the cash funds received as bribes with previously accumulated cash, after which he kept everything together at his place of residence in the city of Irkutsk.
He executed a Sale-Purchase Agreement for the apartment to his mother, wanting to disguise the connection of legalized funds, and later he entered into a Donation Agreement with her, on the basis of which he received the right of ownership to an apartment acquired with money obtained by criminal ways.
In addition, between 2018 and 2020. The Head of the Housing Department of the Ministry of Property Relations for Irkutsk Oblast, realizing that the purchased residential premises for orphans in the Kuitun settlement, the Cheremkhovo city and the city of Baikalsk contradict the requirements of Governmental Contracts, he signed acts of acceptance and transfer for residential premises, which led to a significant violation of the rights and legitimate interests of citizens and legally protected interests of Society and the State, with infliction of grave consequences.
The selected files of another criminal case served as the basis for launching a criminal investigation; another criminal case was investigated earlier against another Official of the Ministry of Property Relations for Irkutsk Oblast, as well as files of the investigative-search activities of Officers of the Dirctorate of Economic Security and Countering Corruption of the Main Directorate of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia for Irkutsk Oblast.
The volume of the criminal case amounted to 47 volumes. The Investigating Authorities seized the property of the Accused in the amount of about 18 million rubles as interim measures.
Currently, the criminal case with the approved indictment has been submitted to the Court for consideration on the merits.