The media learned about the arrest of ex-head of Russian basketball Federation

Former President of the Russian basketball Federation (RBF) Julia Anikeeva sent under house arrest on charges of fraud. About it reports the edition “Sportpack” without specifying the source.

According to the publication, Anikeeva detained on Wednesday, April 6, in the first half of the day. On the same day the former head of RBF questioned and on the day before the Presnensky court decided to send her under house arrest.

Anikeeva charged under part 4 of article 159 of the criminal code (fraud on an especially large scale committed by a group. The nature of the charges, the publication does not.

At the end of December 2015 capital management TFR opened a criminal case under part 4 ст159 of the criminal code into embezzlement of funds of the RBF. The case was opened according to the materials of the audit organization, which took place after the change of leadership of the Federation. According to investigators, in the period from 20 February 2014 to 24 August 2015 through the conclusion of bogus civil law contracts with individual entrepreneurs in RBF was stolen more than 20 million rubles allocated for the development of sport. The defendants in the criminal case in the message of the RCDS is not mentioned.

The post of head of RBF Anikeeva left in August 2015 — after two years of work in this post. Now RSE is headed by Andrew Kirilenko.