“Red Governor” Andrey Ischenko sentenced to 6 years in prison and a fine in the first case of fraud in the construction of a residential complex in Vladivostok. The prosecutors asked for more, but their demands were partially met.
“The Pervomaisky District Court of the city of Vladivostok sentenced Ishchenko to 6 years in prison in a penal colony with a fine of 400 thousand rubles,” Elena Oleneva, head of the joint press service of the region’s judicial system, told RBC Primorye. The defender of the convict also explained that the court satisfied the claims in part.
“Ren TV”, 08/14/2022, “Lawyer Chihunov said that Ishchenko would not appeal the verdict”: Former candidate for the head of the Primorsky Territory, Andrey Ishchenko, is unlikely to appeal against his sentence in the case of fraud with shared construction for 387 million rubles. This opinion was expressed in an interview with REN TV lawyer Maxim Chikhunov.
“I don’t think there will be an appeal,” he suggested. Chikhunov specified that Ishchenko himself does not yet know whether he will appeal the verdict or not. But the punishment was quite expected.
“In principle, the sentence is expected. We thought they would give five years, they gave six. The prosecutor asked for seven,” the lawyer said. The defense also specified the details of the verdict. In addition to six years in a penal colony and a fine of 400,000 rubles, the court partially granted 22 civil suits worth 100,000 rubles each.
“It turns out that civil claims were satisfied for about two million two hundred thousand,” Chihunov calculated. — Inset K.ru
Previously RBC reportedthat for Ishchenko, the prosecutors asked for 7 years in prison and a fine of 500 thousand rubles.
Recall, against Andrey Ishchenko filed a criminal case on the fact of fraud for 380 million rubles. and abuse of power during the construction of an apartment building at 7 Safonova Street in Vladivostok. His company, LLC SK SZ Avrora-Stroy, from December 2016 to June 2021, entered into participation agreements in the shared construction of the Safonov residential complex, but did not fulfill its obligations to shareholders. 179 people suffered from the actions of the developer. Earlier it was reported that Ishchenko first pleaded guilty in this case, but then changed my mind. The troubled house on Safonova has not yet been put into operation, now it are completing at the expense of money from the regional budget.
primpress.ru, 08/14/2022, “Ex-candidate for governor of Primorye was sent to a colony”: At the same time, information appeared about the multimillion-dollar debts of the “red governor” – 7.4 million rubles. Currently, according to the FSSP debtor search service, bailiffs have initiated dozens of enforcement proceedings against Ishchenko for a total amount of just over 1 million rubles, including a hunt for debt on loan payments (the amount is not advertised). — Inset K.ru
Ishchenko’s second case also connected to the same residential complex. According to the prosecutor’s office of the Pervomaisky district of Vladivostok, Ishchenko deceived some buyers of housing twice: first he sold non-residential premises under the guise of apartments, and then did not complete the house. He is also blamed in this case. acknowledgedand so far he has not retracted his words.
IA “Interfax”, 08/14/2022, “Former candidate for governor of Primorye Ishchenko received a real term”: In October 2022, Ishchenko asked to be called up to participate in a special military operation, but the military registration and enlistment office refused him. […] The deputy of the regional legislature, Ishchenko, participated in the election of the governor of Primorye as a candidate from the Communist Party. He advanced to the second round together with United Russia member and Acting Governor Andrey Tarasenko. Tarasenko refused to continue the campaign and resigned. Ishchenko tried to challenge the election results.
Acting head of the region was appointed Oleg Kozhemyako, until that moment – the governor of the Sakhalin region. In December 2018, he became the governor of Primorye following the elections. — Inset K.ru