MOSCOW, August 10 (RAPSI) – Prosecutor’s Offices in Russia have examined more than 180 complaints against delays in payments for works and deliveries of goods businesspersons carried out under state and municipal procurement contracts prosecutors received from the Business Ombudsman Office, the press service of the body headed by Boris Titov informs citing a letter by First Deputy Prosecutor General Alexander Buksman.

Basing on the results of probes into applications prosecutors received in 19 regions of Russia, there were passed 30 notices of violations and opened 11 administrative cases; in one case the materials obtained in the course of such an inspection were referred to law enforcers for examination if criminal motives were behind actions of officials, the letter reads.

The measures undertaken by prosecutors resulted in the repayment of debts to entrepreneurs making almost 27 million rubles (about $370,000), according to the document.

Military prosecutors examined 13 applications filed by business entities over failures in payments due under already completed contracts on the part of federal state unitary enterprises run by the Defense Ministry and found violations in 12 of them, Buksman writes.