In St. Petersburg stole 4 million rubles allocated for the employment of persons with disabilities


Police in St. Petersburg detained the heads of commercial organizations, which received 4 million rubles for the employment of disabled people, but have not fulfilled their obligations and did not return the money, the press service of the MIA of Russia. A criminal case for fraud.

“Today, the staff of the Moi of Russia for St. Petersburg and Leningrad region with the assistance of Regardie conducted 10 searches in the criminal case of embezzlement of government subsidies allocated for people with disabilities,” – said the official representative of the Ministry of internal Affairs of Russia Irina Wolf.

As found by the police, the management of commercial organizations have benefited from government subsidies designed to create jobs for people with disabilities. The subsidy amounted to about 4 million rubles. The purpose of the money spent was not jobs for the disabled has been established, but the money received in the form of subsidies, have not been returned.

The suspects in the theft of funds intended for the employment of disabled persons, was detained. On the given fact criminal case as regards 4 articles 159 of the criminal code (fraud in especially large size).

Previously, we reported that the office revealed violations of pension and labor rights of people with disabilities from the leadership of the regional branch of the Russian public organization “all-Russian society of the deaf”. The regional office of VOG got money on the 109 employment of people with disabilities, but in fact it was created only 25 jobs. 2 million the company spent on their own needs.

We also wrote that officials of the Department of labour and social protection of Moscow was accused of embezzlement of budget funds in the amount of 1 billion rubles. The money allegedly was used in the creation of new jobs for people with disabilities and young professionals. In fact, the money was transferred to accounts of fictitious firms and looted.