In Volgograd have denounced the «writer» who kidnaps awards veterans

© RIA Novosti / Pavel to Listenpreise in fotobanka a veteran of the great Patriotic war. Archival photoIn Volgograd have denounced the «writer» who kidnaps awards veterans© RIA Novosti / Pavel to Listenpreise the image Bank

Con from Volgograd provided to the veterans of war writer and kidnaps them rewards and values ostensibly for the creation of the book, sentenced to 2 years in prison, said Wednesday the Prosecutor’s office of Volgograd region.

According to investigators, Yuri Sidorin from July to September 2017 visited the home of several veterans of the great Patriotic war in Volgograd for allegedly writing books about them, took in the elderly awards and Antiques under the pretext of making copies. Medals and values the accused disposed of at their discretion.

«In this way, different victims they were stolen badge «Excellent machine gunner» medal «For achievements in the socialist agriculture of 1960», commemorative medal Marshal Zhukov, porcelain figurines and other assets. In addition, he fraudulently bought and subsequently got rid of the badge «Honored Builder of the RSFSR», which is the state decoration», — is spoken in the message of Prosecutor’s office of Volgograd region.

The court found Sidorin guilty of fraud committed with causing significant damage and illegal sale of state awards of the RSFSR. As noted in the release to prosecutors, he was sentenced «to two years of imprisonment with punishment serving in a colony-settlement.»

The verdict has not yet entered into force.

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