The ex-mayor of Penza will go on trial for embezzlement during the construction of the medical center

© RIA Novosti / Maxim to Bogodeeva in fotoballoon judges. Archival photoThe ex-mayor of Penza will go on trial for embezzlement during the construction of the medical center© RIA Novosti / Maxim to Bogodeeva the image Bank

The ex-mayor of Penza Alexander Pashkov will go on trial for fraud for nearly 100 million rubles in the construction of the medical center, reported on the website of the RF IC.

«The criminal case with the approved indictment was sent to court for consideration in essence», — stated in the message.

Earlier it was reported that investigators have completed the investigation of the case against Pashkova and businessman Sergei Bogunova indicted in fraud at 97 million rubles in the construction of the perinatal center,

The investigation reported that the former head contractor for the construction of perinatal center in Penza Bogunov and the ex-mayor Pashkov in 2015 stole about 97 million rubles. Depending on the role each of the defendants they were charged for fraud in especially large size, incitement to embezzlement and embezzlement in especially large size. But prosecutors returned the case for further investigation to give legal assessment of embezzlement of budget funds and to establish the exact damage to the Treasury. Then SC said that under further investigation, the instructions of the Prosecutor’s office will be fulfilled.

Pashkov worked as the head of administration of Penza in 2005, then first Deputy Prime Minister of the regional government. As Vice-Premier he, together with accomplices has caused the Treasury of the region damages in the amount of 89.9 million rubles. The court in 2010 sentenced former officials for fraud in especially large size and on a number of articles to 8.5 years in prison and a fine of 500 thousand rubles. On 1 October 2012 the decision of the court Pashkov was paroled from prison.

Pashkov and Bogunova charged under article «fraud committed by a group of persons by prior conspiracy, using his official position, in especially large size».

Source