The top Manager of the Russian space Agency has arrested for two months on charges of fraud

Топ-менеджера Роскосмоса арестовали на два месяца по делу о мошенничестве

Executive Director quality control and reliability of Roscosmos, Vladimir Evdokimov is not guilty of fraud

Moscow’s Basmanny court sanctioned on Thursday the detention of two months, the Executive Director of quality control and reliability of the state Corporation “Roskosmos” Vladimir Yevdokimov, accused of fraud with the property of the RAC “MiG”, reports “Interfax”.

“The petition of the investigation is subject to the satisfaction, the court decided to arrest Evdokimova for a period of two months,” announced the ruling, judge Arthur Karpov.

In court, the investigator stated that, being at large, Evdokimov can escape, as it has property in Malta. The defendant pleaded not guilty.

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Lawyer Evdokimova asked to release his client on bail of 30 million rubles.

Yevdokimov, accused of fraud with the property of the RAC “MiG”, and four former managers of firms were defendants in the criminal case of fraud of 200 million rubles, said earlier on Thursday the official representative of SKR Svetlana Petrenko.

“In the course of investigation of criminal case upon plunder in especially large size of assets of JSC “MiG-Growth” revealed the Commission of another grave crime against the property of the Russian Federation”, – said Petrenko, “Interfax”.

A criminal case on St. 159 criminal code (fraud) against the former General Director of OAO “Helicopter service company” Akim Noskov, former first Deputy General Director of OAO “Helicopter service company” Alexey Andreev, the former Deputy Director of the Department of JSC “United aircraft Corporation” Vladimir Yevdokimov, a former Director of CJSC “Scientific-technical centre” Alexander and Zolina Alexey Ozerov.

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According to investigators, the defendants acting in an organized group, through a series of controlled commercial organizations of illegally acquired the rights to state property JSC “Russian aircraft Corporation “MiG” value of not less than 200 million roubles.

“Currently, Evdokimov and Zolin arrested, they were charged with. The consequence has addressed in court with the petition for election of a measure of restraint. In relation Ozerov remains of a previously imposed measure of restraint in form of detention, Andreev is in the international wanted list,” – said Petrenko.

Earlier on Thursday, Roscosmos stated that it did not see the connection between the investigation against the Director of the state Corporation for control of quality and reliability Vladimir Evdokimov with his direct staff activities.