Top manager of Deripaska’s En+ put under house arrest on suspicion of embezzlement
MOSCOW, September 28 (RAPSI) – The Nagatinsky District Court of Moscow has placed Dmitry Ponomarev, top manager of En+ Group controlled by Russian tycoon Oleg Deripaska, under house arrest until November 7 on suspicion of embezzlement, the court’s spokesperson Viktoria Belova told RAPSI on Thursday.
Other details of the case have not been revealed yet.
Investigators believe that in 2011, Ponomarev holding a management position in NP Market Council association (energy market regulator) wangled the wife of an Energy Ministry’s official into job. The woman stayed off work but regularly received salary, Kommersant newspaper reported earlier.
Ponomarev was reportedly arrested earlier this week at his home in Moscow.
En+ Group is a natural resources leader delivering green power and metal to customers around the globe, the company’s website reads.
Ponomarev began his work in En+ in 2013 as Government Relations Director (GR), according to the company’s press service.