The theft of the money of passengers, «VIM-Avia» has opened a criminal case

© RIA Novosti / Alexander Krauledat in futabasaurus airline Vim-Avia. Archival photoThe theft of the money of passengers, «VIM-Avia» has opened a criminal case© RIA Novosti / Alexander Krajevima the image Bank

In Moscow criminal case upon plunder of the money of the passengers, officials of the airline «VIM-Avia», reported the official representative of SKR Svetlana Petrenko.

The case was brought on signs of the crime provided by part 4 of article 159 of the criminal code (fraud in especially large size). The investigation found that no later than 22 September 2017 officials «VIM-Avia» originated criminal intent, aimed at stealing cash passengers by fraud in especially large size.

«Knowing that funds are insufficient to airline fuel purchases, including at the airport «Domodedovo» without having contracts for the supply of fuel from various suppliers and not having thus the possibility to fulfil the obligations on transportation of passengers, officials continued to sell tickets for flights», — said the representative of the UK. The result is fraudulently received more than a million rubles, she added

The investigation is collecting evidence for a criminal investigation established investigative team, have interviewed the General Director of the airline, sent to the address of the suppliers of fuel requested documentation.

In late September, customers of «VIM-Avia» has faced with mass delays of flights, Rosaviatsia conducts an unscheduled inspection of the company. On the weekend of 23-24 September, was delayed 19 flights «VIM-Avia» on the morning of 25 September, six more flights from Turkey.