The interior Ministry denied the closure of criminal cases of embezzlement at the Olympic construction in relation to brothers Bilalovich
The Ministry of internal Affairs of the Russian Federation continues investigation of criminal cases against the former head of JSC “resorts of the North Caucasus” Ahmed Bilalov and his brother Magomed Bilalov suspected of embezzlement of budget funds during the construction of Olympic facilities in Sochi. About it “Interfax” on Friday the official representative of the Ministry Irina Wolf, thus denying information published by the TV channel “Rain”, that the case against the brothers allegedly closed.
“The investigative part of GU Ministry of internal Affairs of Russia on skfo and GSU GUVD MVD of Russia in the city of Moscow continues investigation of criminal cases against former heads of JSC “resorts of the North Caucasus” Ahmed bilalova, Aleksey Nevsky, OAO “Krasnaya Polyana” Magomed Bilalov, who was also one of the largest shareholders of JSC “national Bank of business development”, – said in a statement Wolf posted on the website of the Ministry of interior.
In criminal cases reinforced investigatory-operative group, said the Wolf. Currently, investigators are trying to establish all the circumstances of the project of creating a tourist cluster and the construction of Olympic facilities in Sochi, as well as placing allocated for this purpose over five billion rubles at settlement accounts of JSC “national Bank of business development” and its subsequent bankruptcy, she said.
Being wanted all three defendants – brothers Bilalovich, which, according to the press, in recent years lived in London, and Alexei Nevsky, who in absentia arrested by court, said the Wolf. The authorities of Switzerland and the USA submitted to the international investigation order “about carrying out the necessary investigative actions”. It is planned to connect the criminal cases in one manufacture. The investigation is on control of the investigative Department of the Ministry of interior, said in a statement on the interior Ministry website.
On 10 October, the TV channel “Rain”, citing “a source close to the Chief investigation Department of the Ministry of internal Affairs of Moscow” have informed that criminal case against the brothers Bilalovich terminated in connection with their rehabilitation. It was noted that the brothers did not give revelatory interviews, sold the business, quietly sat at the border and accused the Russian government. A source close to Bilalov, confirmed RBC closing the case against Magomed Bilalov for lack of evidence. The source was specified that Akhmed Bilalov not formally have the status of the accused.
We will remind, in February 2013, who was then Vice-President of the Russian Olympic Committee Ahmed Bilalov sharply criticized President Vladimir Putin, visiting in the course of an inspection in Sochi complex “Mountain carousel”. Putin expressed dissatisfaction with failure of terms of input of object in operation and the appreciation of the project from 1.2 billion to eight billion rubles. Problems the head of state associated with the actions of the former shareholder executing the order of JSC “Krasnaya Polyana”, the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the state Corporation “resorts of the North Caucasus” Ahmed by Bellovin, although by the time of the visit, Putin’s main shareholder, was already “Sberbank”.
Later, Bilalov was fired from the post of the head of “Resorts of the North Caucasus” and Vice-President of the Olympic Committee. In April against him was initiated criminal case about abuse of power. A month later, the businessman moved to the UK.
Law enforcement authorities suspected Ahmed bilalova in the embezzlement of budget funds. According to investigators, in 2012 at the expense of authorized capital of “Resorts of the North Caucasus,” he’s paid transport and accommodation in London worth over three million rubles. On the facts of revealed abuses by the leadership of the CSC, the spending of more than 275 million rubles against the interests of the state and their theft of the interior Ministry opened a criminal case under part 4 of article 159 of the criminal code (“Fraud”) and in respect of Akhmed Bilalov criminal case under article 201 of the criminal code (“Abuse of authority”).
The second criminal case was instituted against the brother of former Vice-President of the Olympic Committee, the businessman Magomed Bilalov. In July 2013, he has been in absentia brought accusation as regards 1 article 201 (“Abusing powers in the commercial organisation”) the criminal code of the Russian Federation.
According to investigators, Bilalov, using your managerial
the functions of the JSC “Krasnaya Poliana” instead of investing funds received from OJSC “Sberbank of Russia” on construction of Olympic objects, placed them in the National Bank of business development at 4-7% per annum, then got the money back through them affiliated with the company in the form of loans, but at 12.5%.
After leaving Russia, Bilalov sold 42% of “Krasnaya Polyana” the basic owner of “RussNeft” Mikhail Gutseriev, who clarified that for this package, he paid Ahmed Bilalov $ 20 million.