Ex-Ivanovo Region governor detained till late July on suspicion of $11 mln embezzlement
MOSCOW, June 3 (RAPSI) – Moscow’s Basmanny District Court of Moscow on Monday detained ex-governor of Russia’s Ivanovo Region and active lawmaker of the Ivanovo Regional Duma Pavel Konkov suspected of embezzling nearly 700 million rubles (about $11 million) until July 30, a RAPSI correspondent reports from the courtroom.
Investigators believe that the suspect, managing director of the Ivanovo broiler poultry farm Dmitry Grishin and other unidentified persons have stolen the money entrusted to Konkov by transfer to accounts of other companies. According to investigators, the accomplices have embezzled nearly 700 million rubles.
Konkov pleads not guilty.
Grishin has been also put in detention, according to media reports.