MOSCOW, November 20 (RAPSI) – A prosecutor has requested a 20-year prison sentence for the ex-head of the Serpoukhov district of the Moscow region, Alexander Shestun, according to his wife Yulia Shestun.
In addition, the prosecution requested a fine of 50 million rubles (over $ 650,000) and recovery of 64 million rubles (over $ 840,000) from the accused, the wife of the accused said on Friday. ‘accused to RAPSI.
Shestun is charged with fraud, corruption, money laundering and illegal business management.
According to investigators, acting as the head of the Serpoukhov district of the Moscow region, from 2003 to 2018, Shestun established 43 business organizations through its directors and headed them. The profits he used to buy municipal land at bargain prices.
In addition, between 2008 and 2011, Shestun and its business partners Boris Krivodubsky and Sergey Samsonov illegally acquired the title to four land with an area of ââ10 hectares through affiliated companies and therefore caused damages of a value of more than 64.5 million rubles to the budget. In total, the accomplices sold illegally acquired land for 160 million rubles. Initially, they bought the land for 628,000 rubles, according to case documents.
Another count relates to a bribe worth 9.9 million rubles that Shestun allegedly received from an employee of a district administration for joint protection. He pleads not guilty.