The former head of the Department of natural resources, Vnesheconombank (VEB) Ilgiz Valitov, who was arrested yesterday Lefortovsky court of Moscow, is suspected of attempting to fraudulently take possession of the property of the group of companies “Evrodon” – the largest producer of turkeys in Russia. About it writes on Tuesday the newspaper “Vedomosti”.
As told the press Secretary of the Lefortovo court Ekaterina Krasnova, according to investigators, the grader proposed structures “Evrodona” get in the VEB loans in exchange for shares in their authorized capital. What kind of structures are we talking about and did Valitov their shares, Krasnov said.
Wednesday, February 29, Valitov decision of the Lefortovo court of Moscow was arrested. He is charged with fraud in especially large size (part 4 of article 159 of the criminal code). The Valitov called criminal prosecution illegal and stated that the blame does not recognize.
Valitova was detained on Friday, February 26. On the same day it became known that the investment group A1 (division “the alpha-groups”) has sold to structures of VEB 40% “Evrodona”. A source close to VEB told “Vedomosti” that the arrest Valitova and the transaction between A1 and VEB is directly related events. Another source close to one of the parties negotiating the transaction, assured that Valitova was “interest” in “Evrodona”.
The largest co-owner “Evrodona” Vadim Vaneev (owns 45% of shares) on question, whether demanded Valitov personally from his stake in group companies “Evrodon” in exchange for the loans of Vnesheconombank, said flatly “no”. “It was nothing”, — quotes the edition of his word.
The newspaper reminds that fertilizers had worked in VEB in 2007-2015 years, the first Director of the Department of regional development, then – head of the Directorate of natural resources and construction. This period overlaps with the period when VEB is to lend “Evrodon”. With reference to the calculations of Forbes magazine writes that from 2006 to 2013, the group engaged in the beginning of almost 18 billion rubles.
In addition, money from VEB occupied and kinship structure “Evrodona”. In 2012, the Bank approved the “Evrodon-South” (100% – the founder of the group Vaneeva) line of credit 17.9 billion rubles for the construction of endoecological complex in the Rostov region, reports Vedomosti.