The investigative Committee of Russia (TFR) reclassified the charges the former Chairman of the Board of “RusHydro” Evgeny DoD, who was arrested for the illegal increase in the prizes for 73 million rubles, learned Business FM. Now, instead of “fraud in especially large size (part 4 of article 159 of the criminal code) the DoD is charged with “misappropriation or embezzlement in especially large size (part 4 of article 160 of the criminal code).
Similarly, the investigators retrained actions and the chief accountant of “RusHydro” Dmitry Finkel. Both articles provide for the same punishment — till ten years of imprisonment.
According to Business FM, the qualifications of both defendants in the case have changed after the investigation to understand that their actions do not fall under the article “fraud” (169 criminal code). In this case, would have to be deception of the victim, however, it was not possible to prove, told the edition a source in law enforcement bodies.
According to the source of the radio station, DoD and Finkel did not agree with the reclassification of the case. They refuse to admit guilt, however, testified on the circumstances of the case.
The consequence considers that the DoD and Finkel distort financial statements and mislead the members of the annual meeting of shareholders of RusHydro regarding the amount of profit earned by the company in 2013. In the financial report, it was indicated that net profit amounted to 35 billion rubles, but the investigators believe that the profit was no more than 28 billion rubles.