Stavropol agrarians accused of major fraud

The case of the Stavropol agrarians was transferred to the court.
The SCR completed the investigation of the criminal case against the management of the Stavropol LLC Agro-Yug-Zerno and Andromax. They are accused of that fraudulently received from the Moscow company "gravel" 900 million rubles., Promising, but not putting her grain, as well as fraud in value-added tax and tax evasion for 2011 in the amount of 29 million rub. The case has already been sent to the regional court for consideration on the merits.

The criminal case against the couple, Igor and Svetlana Chentsova heading respectively of the company "Agro-Yug-Grain" and "Andromaks" was initiated in 2016 the Department for investigation of particularly important cases of the Stavropol Management RF IC according to data collected Investigation Department of the State Ministry of Interior Stavropol Territory, where the head of Gravit LLC applied to the fraud.

As we found out the investigation, from May to December 2015 the couple in order to steal money of "gravel" was sent to the company's fictitious invoices and receipts address, "allegedly confirming the delivery and putaway they headed wheat organizations of more than 100 thous. Tons ". Misled about the intention of the spouses to "fully fulfill contractual obligations for the supply and shipment of wheat," the head of the Moscow company transferred to the settlement accounts of entities controlled by Chentsov more than 900 million rubles. as payment for the value of allegedly purchased wheat, "which the defendants ordered at their discretion." Then, in 2015, Igor Chentsov "for making ownership, use and disposal of the money received as a result of fraud" in relation to "gravel" LLC paid money Moscow company on overdue payments of the firm worth over 41 million rubles.

The investigation revealed also that from September 2009 to December 2011 the founder, director, chief accountant and accountant of "Andromaks" to avoid paying VAT by submitting a tax declaration organ with "knowingly false information", the total arrears amounted to more than 154 million rubles. In 2011, the director of LLC "Agro-Yug-Zerno" reflected in the registers of accounting and tax accounting "fictitious operations for the acquisition of agricultural products from controlled entities, artificially and improperly increasing the amount of tax deductions". Under this scheme, Igor Chentsov managed to evade paying taxes during 2011 for a total of over 29 million rubles. At the same time, under the guise of reimbursing the value-added tax for the second quarter of 2011, the head and accountant of Agro-Yug-Zerno "stole more than 1.3 million rubles from the state by artificially inflating the amount of tax that is subject to reimbursement from the budget."

As a result, depending on the role and extent of participation in the crimes of managers and accountants of OOO Agro-Yug-Zerno and Andromax, they are charged with evading taxes (part 5 of Article 33 and part 2 of Article 199 of the Criminal Code), fraud on a large scale (ch. 4 of Art. 159 of the Criminal Code), fraud inherent in the deliberate failure to contractual obligations in the field of business, committed on a large scale (ch. 7, Art. 159 of the Criminal Code), legalization money (part 4, article 174.1 of the Criminal Code), embezzlement (part 4, article 160 of the Criminal Code), as well as in two episodes okusheniya fraud (ch. 3, v. 30 and v. 5 v. 159 CC RF).

As explained in the regional investigation department of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation, the criminal case took "exhaustive measures to recover the damage caused property damage, which allowed to seize the property of the accused and organizations under his control to the amount of more than 190 million rubles." The case with the approved indictment was sent to the regional court for consideration on the merits.