MOSCOW, July 3 (RAPSI) – The Presnensky District Courtroom on Friday adjourned a case towards ex-Director Normal of the Russian Authors’ Society (RAO) Sergey Fedotov accused of embezzling 730 million rubles (about $10.5 million on the present alternate fee) till July 17, RAPSI was instructed within the court docket’s press workplace.
The trial is held beneath a particular process, with out analyzing proof, because the defendant has pleaded responsible.
In late April, the court docket prolonged Fedotov’s detention till October 13.
There are 5 defendands, together with Fedotov’s mom and ex-employee of the Russian Authors’ Society Svetlana Temeshova. All of them pled responsible and looked for a particular process trial, with out proof examination and witness questioning.
In December 2018, Moscow’s Tverskoy District Courtroom ordered the accused individuals to be positioned in detention. Investigators imagine that they transferred the authors’ royalty funds to the faux accounts after which cashed the cash.
In June 2017, Fedotov was convicted in his first embezzlement case and sentenced to 1.5 years behind bars.
As beforehand reported, workers of the Inside Ministry and the Federal Safety Service (FSB) have revealed a fraud scheme over unlawful alienation of RAO’s property. Injury prompted to the RAO’s property has been estimated at 500 million rubles (over $7 million on the present alternate fee). The defendant pleaded responsible.
In December 2017, he was launched on parole.
— to rapsinews.com