Another senior official in the Komi Republic was under investigation. Criminal case initiated against the Chairman of the Committee of the State Council on budget, taxes and economic policy Igor Terentyev, who is suspected of abuse of office (part 1 of article 285) and embezzlement (part 4 of article 160) of the criminal code, according to the regional Investigative Committee.
November 29, investigators with the operational support of the staff of the regional Department of the Federal security service came to search at the place of residence and work of the suspect. According to the results of investigations will decide the question on election concerning Terentyev preventive measure, the report said.
According to the investigation, in 2011, Terent’ev as head of the Department of fire service and civil protection of the Republic (a post he held from 2008 until September 2016. – Approx. NEWSru.com), has created a Fund of unaccounted money and ordered the employees of the agencies that were charged to the allowance “for the intensity and high results,” handed over the money to the Fund.
In total, 2012-2016 the Fund received more than 14 million rubles, and Terentyev appropriated not less than 1.5 million rubles of these funds, according to SK.
At current position 53-year-old Terentyev was appointed on 23 September 2016. Part of the regional Council of the supporters of the Republican branch of the party “United Russia”. Has the honorary title “Honored worker of the Komi Republic”.
Previously under investigation was the head of the Republic Vyacheslav Gaiser, who was arrested last fall and removed from office, and his predecessor, Vladimir Torlopov, who are accused of creating an organized criminal group and joint leadership of this criminal group and of fraud in especially large size, abuse of office, money laundering and bribery.
In the framework of a criminal investigation against members of the criminal community acting on the territory of Komi Republic, composed of senior officials to the criminal liability at the moment attracted 16 people, including the Deputy head of Komi Alexey Chernov, Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic Konstantin Romadanov, the Chairman of the state Council of Komi Igor Kovzel, the former Senator from the region Yevgeny Samoilov.
One of the defendants in “the case of the Market” – the General Director “Komizhilstroy” Anton Faershteyn – died in a Moscow prison “Matrosskaya Tishina”. Meanwhile, a lawyer Chernoff argued that the SC dismissed the case against several defendants in the case who confessed and was transferred from the accused to the stand.
In addition, in the framework of criminal case about bribes for the sum more than 800 million rubles to the former leadership of the Komi Republic in exchange for favorable heat and energy tariffs and shelter were arrested the former heads of “IES Holding” (now “T Plus” is included into group “Renova” Viktor Vekselberg) managing Director of “Renova” Yevhen olkhovyk and the General Director of PJSC “T Plus” Boris Vainzikher, and former General Director of “Beeline” Mikhail Slobodin declared in the international search.