Press Secretary of Roskomnadzor released under recognizance not to leave

© RIA Novosti / Maxim to Bogodeeva in fotoballoon judges. Archival photoPress Secretary of Roskomnadzor released under recognizance not to leave© RIA Novosti / Maxim to Bogodeeva the image Bank

The investigator was released on his own recognizance, the press-Secretary of Roscomnadzor Vadim Ampelonskiy and other defendants in the case of embezzlement at the Agency, told RIA Novosti lawyer Elena Vyatkina.

«All the defendants released on recognizance not to leave», she said.

The lawyer explained that at present the accused and their defenders get acquainted with the case materials. After review it will be submitted to the court for consideration on the merits.

Press Secretary of Roscomnadzor Vadim Ampelonskiy, the head of the legal Department of the Ministry Boris Edidin and adviser of General Director FGUP «the Main radio frequency center» (GRCC) Alexander Vasilchikov charged under part 4 of article 160 of the criminal code («Embezzlement»). The amount of the embezzlement is about 6 million rubles. Stated previously, the ex-RKN officials were charged with fraud amounting to 23 million rubles. The result changed the qualification of the crime. The case was initiated on the fact of the conclusion of fictitious contracts.