Investigators seek detention for ex-regional governor suspected of $11 mln embezzlement
MOSCOW, June 3 (RAPSI) – Investigators have filed a motion to detain ex-governor of Russia’s Ivanovo Region and active lawmaker of the Ivanovo Regional Duma Pavel Konkov suspected of embezzling nearly 700 million rubles (about $11 million), the spokesperson of the Basmanny District Court of Moscow Yunona Tsareva has told RAPSI.
According to the court’s representative, investigators have asked the court to put Konkov in detention until July 30.
Investigators believe that the suspect, managing director of the Ivanovo broiler poultry farm Dmitry Grishin and other unidentified persons have stolen the money entrusted to Konkov by transfer to accounts of other companies. According to investigators, the accomplices have embezzled nearly 700 million rubles.