Ex-Minister of Tourism of Stavropol Territory detained for “wrongful spending of budgetary funds” for 35 million rubles. when organizing the festival
A criminal case has been initiated against the former Minister of Tourism and Health Resorts of the Stavropol Territory, Alexander Trukhachev, on the fact of abuse of power. According to Kommersant’s information, the reason for this was the materials of the audit conducted by the prosecutor’s office of the Stavropol Territory and the regional department of the FSB. Trukhachev has been detained. The issue of choosing a measure of restraint for him is being decided.
During the audit, it was found that the Ministry of Tourism and Health Resorts of the Stavropol Territory in 2020 signed a state contract “for the provision of services in preparation for holding mass events in 2021.” It was about organizing a fireworks festival. The contract amount was more than 45 million rubles.
However, as the inspectors found out, the subject of the contract was “services provided to the Ministry of Tourism under a similar contract” concluded in 2019. This “resulted in inefficient and unlawful spending of budget funds in the amount of about 35 million rubles.” In addition, “in violation of the requirements of federal law on the contract system,” the auction documentation for the 2020 contract was prepared for a pre-selected organization.
newstracker.ru, 02/07/2022, “The details of the criminal case of the ex-Minister of Tourism Trukhachev became known”: In addition, the conditions of the auction were prepared for a pre-selected company. We are talking about Synestetica LLC, a company registered in Moscow, the founders of which is Oleg Kokh, a business partner of the current Minister of Tourism Kirill Reut. — Inset K.ru
The materials of the prosecutor’s check were sent for verification “to the body of preliminary investigation”, and as a result, a criminal case was initiated against ex-Minister Trukhachev under the article “abuse of official powers with causing grave consequences” (paragraph “c” of part 3 of article 286 Criminal Code of the Russian Federation).
Alexander Trukhachev led the ministry from 2017 to June 2021. In the summer of 2021, he submitted his resignation and almost immediately was appointed to the post of rector of the Stavropol Agrarian University.
IA “RBC”, 06/08/2021, “Former Minister of Tourism of the Stavropol Territory became Acting Rector of the Agricultural University of the Territory”:
Alexander Trukhachev: biography, income and property
Born in 1986 in Nevinnomyssk. In 2008 he graduated from the Russian University of Peoples’ Friendship in Moscow, in 2009 – Stavropol State Agrarian University.
Since 2008, he began working as an assistant, Art. teacher, and then associate professor at the Department of World Economy, Stavropol State Agrarian University.
In 2009-2011, he founded Wittelsbach LLC, where he was the director and NOU DPO Diplomat, where he was the commercial director.
From 2013 to 2017, he was the head of the department of tourism and service at the Stavropol State Agrarian University. From 2017 to present, he has been a professor at the Department of Tourism and Service at the Stavropol State Agrarian University.
In October 2017, Trukhachev was appointed Minister of Tourism and Health Resorts of the region.
According to the official income statement, in 2020 Trukhachev earned 3.11 million rubles. He owns four land plots (496, 503, 537 and 1318 sq. m.) and two residential buildings (26.8 and 180.7 sq. m.). An apartment (107.9 sq. m) and two non-residential premises (7.3 and 44 sq. m) are in use. In addition, he owns an Audi Q7. — Inset K.ru
As Kommersant reported, on Friday, February 4, a criminal case under the same article was initiated against the current head of the ministry, Kirill Reut, who replaced Mr. Trukhachev as minister. On Sunday, the Leninsky District Court of Stavropol decided to place the official under arrest for two months.