Oleg Mkrtchana: Valeriy Melnikov / RIA Novosti
The Moscow city court has sentenced to nine years of imprisonment of the General Director of Corporation “Industrial Union of Donbass” (ISD) and former owner of football club “Kuban” Oleg Mkrtchyan for the theft of more than one billion rubles from VEB (Vnesheconombank), reports “Interfax”.
A businessman convicted of fraud in especially large size. He will serve his sentence in a penal colony. He also must pay a fine of 900 thousand rubles.
The trial was held behind closed doors in connection with the stamp “secret” on the materials of the criminal case. From the operative part of the verdict announced by the judge, it is known that Mkrtchyan organized the theft of credit funds of VNESHECONOMBANK allocated for the development of the Corporation.
The court ordered the businessman 198 billion rubles at the suit of the injured party, indicates RAPE. Mkrtchyan has not pleaded guilty.
In the criminal case was seized on property of the businessman, including the metallurgical factories in the Tula oblast and Stavropol Krai, the assets of Russian mining and metallurgical company, says Telegram-channel “Rise”.
Mccroan was arrested on 8 February 2018 in Moscow.
ISD was founded in 1995. The Corporation consists of Alchevsk iron and steel works, Dneprovsky iron and steel works, the steel works Dunaferr and ISD-Huta Czestochowa. Controlling stake in ISD belongs to the pool of Russian investors.
State Mkrtchyan is estimated at 1.25 billion dollars. He has the citizenship of Ukraine and Russia. The entrepreneur led the Board of Directors “Kuban” in 2013. In 2016, he announced the termination of funding. Mkrtchyan has also sponsored other football club “torpedo” (Armavir).
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