The Prosecutor’s office asked to send under arrest for six months ex-head of “RUSNANO” Leonid Melamed and former financial Director of the Corporation Ponurova Svyatoslav, who are accused of embezzling more than 220 million rubles. His initiative, the Supervisory authority announced on Friday in Cheremushkinsky court of Moscow during preliminary hearings on the case.
According to prosecutors, no other measure of restraint will not be able to ensure the smooth proceedings, reports “Interfax” with reference to own correspondent.
A criminal case on the embezzlement of 220 million rubles in respect of a Melamed, Ponurova and another ex-head of “Rosnanotech”, – Andrey Malysheva – was initiated on 1 July 2015.
According to investigators, in 2007 and 2009 Melamed, a co-owner of the investment financial Corporation “Alemar” (ZAO “IFK “Alemar”), organized conclusion with Corporation “Rosnano” the contract for providing Advisory services, under the guise that Malyshev and Bowed in response to the decision of a Melamed in six months, illegally transferred more than 220 million rubles allocated to the Corporation by the Russian Federation as a property payment.
The Melamed was certain that the tasks for which he drew “Alemar” was a function of the “Rosnano”, says TFR. According to the Agency, Melamed deliberately took a job in “Rosnano” the former employees “Alemara” Malyshev and Ponurova. According to the investigation, dismissing from RUSNANO, Melamed secured thus, the “Golden parachute”.
Melamed pleaded not guilty. In “Rosnano” declared a lack of damage and the legality of the actions of the suspects.
Recently it became known that the Prosecutor General’s office returned the case of embezzlement against the former management of the Corporation back to the Investigation Committee. However, after a few hours it became known that the Prosecutor General Yuri Chaika has cancelled the decision of his Deputy and has directed criminal case to court.
Melamed and Bowed meanwhile, may 10 late in the evening was released in connection with the expiration of the time limit for their detention under house arrest and in custody, respectively.