The former Deputy head of Rosmorrechflot was accused of fraud at 60 million rubles.

The Sakhalin region Prosecutor’s office approved the indictment in the criminal case against the former Deputy head of the Federal Agency of Maritime and river transport of Russia (Rosmorrechflot Sergey Gorelik and businessman Valery Sedov. This was reported “Interfax” the official representative of the Prosecutor General Aleksandr Kurennoy.

According to him, they are accused of committing a crime under part 4 St. 159 criminal code (fraud committed by a group of persons by prior conspiracy, using his official position, in especially large size).

According to investigators, in December 2010, Gorelik organized the theft of funds of subordinated organizations of the Federal state institution “Administration of seaports of Sakhalin” — for the sum about 60 million rubles.

To this end, the organizations subordinate to Rosmorrechflot, and commercial enterprises were concluded fictitious documents about the rise of a number of ships submerged in the waters and ports around the coast of Sakhalin, said Kurennoy. Payment for them was made, but the court actually was raised.

Money received into accounts of the fictitious subcontractors, not actually carrying out works contracts, Gorelik ordered at its discretion, some of them were transferred to the partners.

The Colonel recalled that in October—November 2015 in Korsakov city court has sentenced three accomplices, pleaded guilty and will reprove the organizer of the crime. The criminal case against Gorelik and Sedov sent to the Korsakov city court of Sakhalin region for consideration on the merits.

Sergey Gorelik was dismissed from his post by order of the Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev on January 25. The dismissal has occurred at own will of the official.