Former Vice-Governor of St. Petersburg detained on the case of “Zenit Arena”

In the framework of a criminal investigation for fraud in the construction of football stadium on Krestovsky island in Moscow detained a former Vice-Governor of St. Petersburg Marat Oganesyan, announced on Wednesday, November 16, the press service of the Investigative Committee of Russia (TFR).

Investigators together with employees regional UFSB and the Webirc was an established fact of theft in 2014, cash totaling more than 50 million rubles at the conclusion of the General contractor, ZAO “IC “Transstroy” company “TDM” contract for the supply of screens football stadium.

When establishing the scheme, which failed to commit theft, the investigators found that Hovhannisyan, who oversaw the construction of the stadium, provided the unlawful recruitment of joint stock company “TDM” as a subcontractor, and later organized the transfer in his favour of the advance in the amount of more than 50 million 480 thousand rubles, which were subsequently stolen through firms-“something ephemeral”, says TFR.

The Ministry stressed that the question obviously knew about the lack of “TDM” intention to expend the money for the supply of screens for the stadium.