Evidence gathered by the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation in the Central Federal District, recognized by the court sufficient to convict the former director of the health department of the Tula region Evgeny Yudin. He was found guilty of an offense under Part 4 of Article 160 of the Criminal Code (misappropriation).
Investigation and the court found that in 2008 Yudin placed an order for the right to supply 64-slice CT scanner «Brilliance CT 64 slice» Accessory production «Philips Medical Systems» (the "Philips") at an inflated price, indicating the functional and quality characteristics of a CT scanner relating exclusively to equipment manufactured by "Philips". Thus the opportunity to participate in the bidding of other business entities that implement the scanners from other manufacturers has been removed. Preliminary monitoring of prices of medical equipment had not been conducted.
As a result of placing this order Yudin signed a contract with the State Company "BIMCO Cardio-Volga" "for delivery of said imager costs 89.9 million. According to the expert, the market value of the scanner as of 2008 was no more than 86.5 million rubles. Thus the actions of Yudina budget Tula region were damaged in more than $ 3 million.
Court sentence Yudin was sentenced to three years of imprisonment in a penal colony and a fine of 500 thousand rubles.