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Ex Penza Duma deputy Oleg Tyugaev again wanted

11:05 | 07.05.2015 | Incidents

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Penza, 7 May 2015. PenzaNews. The Investigation Department of the Investigative Committee in the Penza region resumed the search and detention procedures against Oleg Tyugaev, former Penza City Duma deputy from the United Russia faction, after the investigation of a large-scale fraud case related to him had been resumed as well.

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Along with Oleg Tyugaev, the law enforcement forces are also looking for Oleg Mironov, former director of a Kazan company “Premyer.”

Both of them are wanted under part 4, Art. 159 of the Criminal Code, titled “Fraud,” Kommersant newspaper quotes the Investigative Committee.

As PenzaNews agency reported earlier, on August 31, 2014, it was announced that the former Penza City Duma deputy for the United Russia faction Oleg Tyugaev detained in Italy in summer 2013 as a suspect in the criminal case against a criminal gang accused of fraud and causing 67 million rubles to the state was no longer wanted due to the absence of the event of the crime.

The investigation asserted that Oleg Tyugaev organized a crime syndicate that illegally reimbursed VAT from the Russian budget by committing fraud on a large-scale on behalf of a number of legal entities from 2009 to 2012.

According to reports, the members of the crime syndicate stole over 17 million rubles of budget funds in 2010, and over 27 million in 2012.

The investigation also included a review of other large-scale VAT reimbursements over 23 million rubles and potential connection between these cases and the accused.

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