AndSource A businessman is facing jail time for trying to deceive the police department. In the Zamoskvoretsky Court of Moscow, at the trial in the criminal case of Grigory Blazhko, the owner of the 123 Solutions company, the state prosecution proposed that the businessman be sentenced to three and a half years in prison. The prosecutor's office considers proven the fact that, having won a tender two years ago for the supply of computers for the needs of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, Mr. Blazhko's company eventually provided the office with office equipment that was not Russian-made, as required by the customer. In addition, the computers were not certified to work in Russian government agencies. The damage from the scam of Mr. Blazhko is estimated at more than 1 billion rubles. He remained the only defendant in the criminal case, although the investigation did not rule out involvement in the machinations of officials of the police department.
The Zamoskvoretsky Court of Moscow has been considering the case of Grigory Blazhko, the owner of 123 Solutions, since May of this year.<br/
During the recent debate, the state prosecutor stated that she considers the guilt of the defendant in attempted fraud on an especially large scale (Article 30 and Part 4 of Article 159 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation) fully proven, and asked the court to sentence the businessman to three and a half years in a penal colony .
The defense of the defendant Blazhko, who does not admit guilt, in turn, asked to fully acquit her client.
As Kommersant reported earlier, the events referred to in the materials of the criminal case refer to 2020. In March of this year, the Ministry of Internal Affairs announced a tender for the purchase of 30.3 thousand computers for the needs of the department. At the same time, the ministry set an upper limit on the purchase price of 1.12 billion rubles, the obligatory condition for the delivery was the Russian origin of office equipment, and the presence of domestic chips in it was, although not mandatory, but an advantageous circumstance for the applicant. Summing up the results of the competition dragged on for several months, since the victory of the system integrator “123 Solutions” was challenged by the other bidders in the Federal Antimonopoly Service. However, during the FAS check, no violations were revealed, and in June 2020, Mr. Blazhko's company was officially recognized as the winner. for 1.05 billion rubles. All office equipment was to be delivered to the customer by October 30, 2020.
However, according to investigators, in October of the same year, Mr. Blazhko, who, by the way, is a graduate of the FSO Academy, developed a criminal plan aimed at embezzling budget funds allocated for the execution of the contract concluded with him. In accordance with it, according to the materials of the investigation, the winning company began to supply the Ministry of Internal Affairs with office equipment that did not meet the requirements of the agreement.
First of all, this concerned a mandatory condition – the Russian origin of the RDW brand computers, which were supplied by 123 Solutions. So, during the investigation it turned out that such computers are not in the register of domestic radio-electronic products, which was maintained by the Ministry of Industry and Trade. In addition, this office equipment did not meet the requirements of several government decrees, including the decrees “On measures to stimulate the production of radio electronic products in the Russian Federation” and “On confirmation of the production of industrial products in the Russian Federation.”
On this basis, the police the department refused to accept computers, terminated the contract for their supply, and after a lengthy legal battle, it also filed a complaint with the TFR.
officials from the Department of Logistics and Medical Support of the Ministry of Internal Affairs. However, the investigation failed to personify them.
The Zamoskvoretsky Court plans to pass judgment in the case of Grigory Blazhko on December 19th.