A court has recognized the evidence gathered by the Main Investigations Directorate of the Russia’s Investigative Committee sufficient to convict former CEO of OAO Gorstroyzakaschik based in Yaroslavl, Igor Shchenikov. He was found guilty of crimes under paragraphs “b”, “c” of part 4 of article 204. Part 1 of article 201, paragraph “b” of part 3 of article 174.1 of the RF Penal Code (commercial bribery, abuse of powers, money laundering).
The court and investigators revealed that between September 2012 and December 2013 Shchenikov many times demanded from the CEO of OOO Yarneftekhimstroy-3 to give him a fee from sums transferred by Gorstroyzakazchik to Yarneftekhimstroy-3 for completed work under contracts. Otherwise, Shchenikov threatened to terminate the contracts. This way the victim paid the accused 10.5 million rubles.
In addition, between February and March 2013, Shchenikov on behalf of Gorstroyzakazchik concluded with OOO AN Tsentralny Kvartal a sales contract on non-residential premises. Under the contract the accused sold the premises of 430.9 square meters in area at a deliberately underrated price of 15.5 million rubles.
The court sentenced Shchenikov to 10 years in a maximum-security penal colony and a 10 million 550 thousand rubles worth fine.