Mr. Gorbatov, continuing the cooperation he started, went even further. “Kommersant” sources claim that it was thanks to his testimony that the military investigation was able to reach the alleged organized criminal group of former and current high-ranking officers of the “K” department of the FSB. Among them were the former deputy head of the "K" Dmitry Frolov, his subordinate Andrei Vasilyev, as well as the head of the 2nd department Kirill Cherkalin, who was seized during the searches of money and valuables worth 11 billion rubles. All three are now accused of receiving 450 million rubles worth of shares due to fraud. at the capital developer, and Colonel Cherkalin - in bribery.
Mr. Gorbatov’s lawyers refused to discuss his sentence, referring to the fact that the court decision did not enter into force.
It should be noted that Mr. Gorbatov was only the second of the well-known officials of the presidential administration, who received a term for committing crimes of corruption. In 2011, according to the verdict of the Tver district court, Mikhail Voronin, head of the social control department of the presidential control department of the Russian Federation, was convicted for three years, demanding $ 1 million from the Toshiba office for excluding the black list of companies allegedly created in the Russian government participation in public procurement of medical equipment is prohibited.