Alexey Gagulin dug in in Estonia
A participant in a scam worth 4 billion rubles was arrested in absentia. during the construction of secret military bunkers for the Ministry of Defense
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© Tape.Ru11/02/2022, A participant in theft during the construction of bunkers of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation was put on the wanted list, Photo: tltgorod.ru
The Main Military Investigation Department of the Investigative Committee of Russia (TFR) accused businessman Alexei Gagulin in absentia, one of the participants criminal group, which stole about 4 billion rubles during the construction and reconstruction of underground bunkers for the needs of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation. On Wednesday, November 2, Kommersant reports.
Alexey Gagulin is accused of committing a crime under Part 4 of Article 159 (“Fraud on an especially large scale”) of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation. The Ministry of Internal Affairs and the FSB established that the businessman fled from law enforcement officers, having left the country on false documents to Estonia. The 235th Garrison Military Court of Moscow chose Gagulin a measure of restraint in the form of arrest for two months from the moment of detention in Russia or extradition from abroad.
According to investigators, the criminal group, of which Alexey Gagulin is a member, stole 4 billion rubles from 2016 to 2020 in the implementation of state contracts for the construction and reconstruction of underground bunkers for the Russian Defense Ministry. The contractors overstated the prices for materials and work, and did not fulfill them to the extent that was stipulated by the agreement.
Now the entrepreneur is trying to put pressure on other defendants in the case – he threatens and demands to testify.
“Kommersant”, 02.11.2022, “Secrets of bunkers hid in Estonia”: The main investigation, the main defendants of which were the heads of the M-Stroy company, Alexander Andreev and Dmitry Pipko, a former officer of the military department in charge of the operation of the bunkers, is almost completed, especially since the people included in it agreed with the conclusions of the GVSU TFR.
The materials regarding Aleksey Gagulin, who, according to the investigation, was involved in the theft of budgetary funds in the total amount of 1 billion 804 million 382 thousand rubles, were separated into a separate proceeding due to the fact that the security forces could not establish his whereabouts. […] But, according to the conclusions of the investigation, he did not lose contacts with other defendants. According to them, Alexey Gagulin called and demanded that they not give any evidence, they referred to Art. 51 of the Constitution of the Russian Federation (allows not to testify). At the same time, he explained that “if suddenly someone starts pointing at him, he will regret it, because he will remove him.” The defendants perceived Gagulin’s threats as real, since he had previously been prosecuted. […]
Now Interpol will try to involve Interpol in the search for Mr. Gagulin. — Inset K.ru
Kommersant.Ru, 03/13/2015, “Investigators went to the colony”
: The Central District Court of Togliatti passed a sentence against the former deputy head of the investigation department for Togliatti of the Investigative Committee of the ICR for the Samara Region, Alexander Rogov, the investigator of this department, Denis Utochkin, and the unemployed Alexei Gagulin. All three were found guilty and received ten years, eight and a half years and eight years and one month in a strict regime colony, as well as a fine of 500 million rubles. each.[…]
According to the TFR, in March 2013, Alexey Gagulin learned that LLC Togliattistroykomplekt (LLC ToSK) was being audited in connection with possible tax violations. At the same time, Aleksey Gagulin “in order to receive funds from a representative of Tosk LLC, created an organized group, which included Alexander Rogov and Denis Utochkin.” “Realizing a common criminal intent, Utochkin, acting as part of a group, on far-fetched grounds, opened a criminal case against representatives of TOSK LLC and seized the company’s accounts through the court,” the investigation materials say. After that, the defendants offered the management of the company 13 million rubles for a bribe. release them from criminal liability and remove the arrest from the accounts. In addition, the investigators promised to patronize the further business activities of TOSK LLC. The representative of the company agreed, but after that he turned to law enforcement agencies. […] All three were charged with taking bribes on an especially large and large scale (parts 5 and 6 of article 290 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation). […] Aleksey Gagulin was charged with two episodes of forgery, manufacture or sale of fake documents (part 3 of article 327 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation) for using a fake driver’s license and passport. — Inset K.ru