Former Minister of tourism of Crimea was suspected of embezzlement


Inappropriate and inefficient use of budgetary funds is revealed in the Crimean Ministry of resorts and tourism, in the period when the Department was headed by Elena Yurchenko, said the Chairman of Committee of the Crimean Parliament on health-resort complex and tourism Alexey Chernyak.

SIMFEROPOL, 24 Dec. The accounts chamber of Crimea has revealed no-purpose and inefficient use of budget funds in the Crimean Ministry of resorts and tourism, in the period when the Department was headed by Elena Yurchenko, Chairman of the Committee of the Crimean Parliament on health-resort complex and tourism Alexey Chernyak.

Chernyak said that violations were committed last year and the first half of 2015.

The deputies of the Crimean Parliament in early June, has sent in the resignation from a post of the Minister of resorts and tourism Elena Yurchenko, after which the vacant position has agreed on the candidacy of Sergei Strelbitsky, who had previously worked as an Advisor to the head of the Republic on the issues of the tourism industry.

“By results of checks revealed a number of violations, including financial discipline. The damage inflicted upon the Republic, maybe intentionally, maybe not intentionally, to evaluate the Prosecutor’s office will be, where and give the test results,” said Chernyak.

In particular, we are talking about inefficient use of budgetary funds, a violation of the terms of the secondment of cash transactions, the order of bonuses, inventory and other violations.

The audit revealed an extremely low degree of implementation of planned activities, as well as the lack of documentary evidence on the proper use of 2.8 million rubles.

In addition, the audit revealed that the Ministry had concluded contracts with various firms at economically unreasonable prices.

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