In Moscow detained the head of the FGUP “Ateks” FSO in Russia and his former Deputy on charges of embezzlement during the construction of Putin’s residence
Head FGUP “Ateks” FSO of Russia Andrey Kaminov was detained in Moscow by employees of the Central apparatus of the Federal security service (FSB) and Investigative Committee of Russia (TFR) in the case of fraud in the construction of the official residence of President Vladimir Putin in Novo-Ogaryovo, according to the publication “Fontanka” and confirmed to RBC, citing a source close to the leadership of the FSB. Later “Fontanka” reported about the detention of former Deputy head FGUP “Ateks” Stanislav Kuner.
Before the arrest in the apartment Caminova was searched. The source of RBC, said that this is due to the evidence that gave the St. Petersburg billionaire Dmitry Mikhalchenko, who was arrested in March 2016 on the case about the smuggling of alcohol. It could be that the investigation will add to the smuggling episode. Sources of the edition “Fontanka” also “hinted” that the searches were possible due to confessions of a billionaire.
According to “Fontanka”, against Caminova criminal case by the investigator for particularly important cases of the Main Department for investigation of especially important issues SK the Russian Federation the Colonel of justice Sergey Novikov, who leads a criminal case Mikhalchenko.
The detention of Kuhner, who came to the Federal state unitary enterprise from the management-controlled Mikhalchenko “Baltstroj” and “Stroyfasad” associated with the criminal case against Caminova. Subcontracting “Ateks” attracted ZAO “Stroyfasad” which General Director in 2009-2011, according to system SPARK, was Stanislav kuner.
In the enterprise he headed the tender Commission, after which “Baltstroy” began one after another to obtain Federal contracts. In 2012, “Stroyfasad” became a subcontractor for the construction of the residence in Novo-Ogaryovo. In 2013, the Kuhner left the position of Deputy Director of the “Ateks” and returned to “Stroyfasad”. Now he is the co-owner of “Prime decor” and “Fdecor”.
In St. Petersburg were searched subcontractors “Alexa”
The search Caminova was held in parallel with the searches at the St. Petersburg subcontractors “Ateks”. According to “Fontanka”, the case against Cheminova and several sub-contractors from Saint Petersburg was opened under part 4 of article 159 of the Russian criminal code (“Fraud in especially large size”).
The case related to the embezzlement during the construction of the so-called “Object 53″ – the House of receptions at the official residence of the Russian President in Novo-Ogaryovo. The cost of the work there than 5.5 billion rubles. The TFR is now considering how to present Mikhalchenko charges of embezzling money at work in Novo-Ogaryovo.
FGUP “Ateks” is in the jurisdiction of the Federal security service of Russia and is a Prime contractor in the construction and repair of essential public facilities. Its head about 10 years ago became the St. Andrew Fireplaces.
It is through the “Ateks” major subcontracts – the faceted chamber, the Grand Kremlin Palace and the building of the Federal security service in Moscow on Ilyinka – start to the company “Baltstroy” and its affiliated structures. For two years, “Baltstroy” increased revenue by almost 30 times, and in the early 2000-ies he switched to work for sub-contracts of the Ministry of culture, which ultimately resulted in “the case of restorers” of a multimillion-dollar embezzlement of funds in the Ministry of culture.
43-year-old Mikhalchenko is one of the most prominent businessmen of St. Petersburg – was arrested on March 29, 2016 in Moscow by FSB officers at the entrance to the hotel “Ukraine” and taken in for questioning SK. The next day he was charged under part 3 of article 200.2 (“Smuggling of alcoholic beverages, committed by an organized group”) of the criminal code, and the Basmanny court of the capital arrested a businessman for two months, rejecting a defense motion for release on bail of 50 million rubles, or about anyone not related to deprivation of liberty punishment.
Mikhalchenko accused of smuggling alcohol in 2015 and the creation of an organized criminal group that smuggled alcohol from the port of Hamburg under the guise of construction sealant. Alcohol, presumably, imported through the “South-East transport company”.
Mikhalchenko is the CEO of the management company “Forum”. In mid-March passed the first searches, including in the house Mikhalchenko, was questioned by the CEO is included in “Forum” Baltstroy CJSC Dmitry Sergeyev. Him and the Manager of the construction company Alexander Kochenov was taken into custody with the approval of the Lefortovo district court of Moscow on 15 and 17 March respectively.
Both are suspects in the case of a multimillion embezzlement of budget funds allocated for the restoration of a number of objects of cultural heritage. The main defendant in the case is the former Deputy Minister of culture Grigory Pirumov, who was indicted on charges of fraud and embezzlement of budget funds in the reconstruction of the Novodevichy convent in Moscow, Drama theatre in Pskov, St. John the Baptist monastery and Museum of cosmonautics in Kaluga.
The former official admitted his guilt on all counts and gave a detailed confession, the investigation into the matter by February 2017 was completed, the defendants prepare for trial.
In addition to Pirumov, defendants in the case are the Director of the Department of property management and investment policy of the Ministry of culture Boris Mazo and head of the Directorate for construction, reconstruction and restoration of the Ministry of culture Boris Tsagaraev, head of FSUE “Center for restoration” Oleg Ivanov, Director of the company “Baltstroy” Dmitry Sergeyev and the Manager of the company Alexander Kochenov, project Manager of CJSC “Baltstroy” Mr Swanbeck and Advisor to the General Director of OOO “Linnet-consult” Nikita Kolesnikov.
They are charged under part 4 of article 159 (“Fraud in especially large size a group of persons”) the criminal code of the Russian Federation. As reported, the consequences of the activities of fraudsters, according to preliminary estimates, the “pull” on 100 million roubles. Some of the defendants made a deal with the investigation.