Prosecutor Generals Office to review closure of procurement cases
MOSCOW, August 23 - RAPSI. The Prosecutor Generals Office is set to review the validity of decisions to close or suspend over the past four years prosecutions of government procurement process violations, the Office reported on Tuesday.
According to its reports from early August, 131 procurement crimes were committed in 2010-2011, causing losses exceeding 3.83 billion rubles ($137 million).
The Prosecutor Generals Office developed a plan to fight government procurement process crimes during 2011-2012, and approved the plan along with the Investigative Committee, Federal Security Service, and tax and antimonopoly services. The plan reportedly contains a broad set of measures, such as those meant to prevent: the diversion of funds to shadow companies and their intemediaries, misapplications of funds, as well as budget expenditures on overly pricey equipment.
RAPSI News Service