Ex-deputy CEO of RSC Energia detained for 2 months on embezzlement charges
MOSCOW, August 20 (RAPSI) – Moscow’s Babushkinsky District Court on Monday placed ex-deputy CEO of Russia's largest space company Energia Alexey Beloborodov, who stands charged with attempted embezzlement of 31 million rubles ($461,400), in detention for 2 months, RAPSI reports from the courtroom.
The defendant pleads not guilty to the charges and refuses to testify.
Earlier, investigators seized about 500,000 rubles ($7,400) in marked bills from Beloborodov.
According to investigators, the marked bills were previously transferred to Beloborodov’s subordinate as part of a special operation conducted by the Federal Security Service (FSB). During the searches 28,000 euros were found as well.