Member of the «Shoe Scam» in the FPS got three and a half years in prison

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An accomplice of the former Deputy head of the Federal penitentiary service Oleg Korshunov, businessman Smbat Haroutyunyan received 3.5 years in prison for participating in the «Shoe Scam», reported on the website of the Investigative Committee.

The relatively lenient sentence he secured a plea deal and testify against accomplices.

«The verdict Harutyunyan appointed punishment in the form of 3,5 years of imprisonment with serving in a General regime colony and a fine in the amount of 500 thousand rubles», — stated in the message.

According to investigators, the CEO of the company «Dace Group» Harutyunyan in 2015 conspired with Korshunov steal the money allocated for the purchase of shoes for the FPS. To produce shoes had departmental FGUP «industrial building», which at the time, with pomp opened by the penal system.

In fact, the confederates decided that the shoes will be manufactured by prisoners and employees of the company Harutyunyan from cheaper materials than the stipulated contracts.

Further, as has established a consequence, the regional management of the FSIN signed contracts with specified Federal state unitary enterprises, which was led by another member of the Scam — Vitaly Morozov. The signed agreements totaling more than 263 million rubles.

Other alleged participants in the fraud to court is not reached.