In the Amur region opened a criminal investigation into fraud in the construction of the cosmodrome "East." This was announced today at a press conference in Blagoveshchensk, the head of the regional department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation Nikolai Aksenov.
The case was opened under part 4 of article 159 of the Criminal Code (fraud), providing for imprisonment for a term of 10 years with a fine of up to one million rubles.
According N.Aksenova, is currently under preliminary investigation into the undue expenditure of officials of one of the organizations of the Amur Region in cash 5,000,000 rubles. on a government contract for works on land management and allocation of land for the construction of infrastructure spaceport.