Media: officials of the Treasury were arrested on suspicion of fraud

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Deputy head of the Federal Treasury Sergey Gorelnikov in charge of the development of IT and head of information systems Department, Sergei Pavlov, arrested on suspicion of fraud, writes in Wednesday newspaper «Kommersant» with reference to the interlocutors.

According to sources, along with officials arrested the Chairman of the Board of Directors serving as a contractor for Treasury IT-company «Sirius» Roman Pavlov and its Executive Director Alexander Litvinov. Press Secretary of the Moscow city court confirmed to the newspaper that on may 13, the court issued a ruling on their arrest.

As told «Kommersant» sources in Trance, Roman Pavlov is the brother of Sergei Pavlov, who heads the office of information systems of the Treasury. According to «Kommersant», the company «Sirius» for many years acts as a contractor for the Treasury and only in recent years, received from him no less than 195 million rubles for the supply of servers and technical support.