The Klin City Court of the Moscow Region sentenced the former head of the Klinsky district of the Moscow region, Alexander Postrigan, to 18 years in a maximum security colony in the case of creating a criminal community, RBC reports with reference to the court’s press service.
Three other defendants in the case, who acted as Postrigan’s accomplices, received from 5.5 to 12 and a half years in prison. None of the defendants in the case admitted guilt.
As the court found, the criminal community created by Postrigan in the Klinsky district operated from 2003 to 2018 and consisted of three structures, which included his relatives, entrepreneurs and local administration officials. They committed 16 serious crimes, the damage from which amounted to at least 72 million rubles, the press service of the Investigative Committee for the Moscow Region reported.
The criminal group is also involved in seven episodes of legalization of property (land, buildings and other objects), the total market value of which is at least 68 million rubles.
During the investigation, hundreds of real estate properties of Postrigan and his affiliates worth 10 billion rubles were arrested and turned over to the state. The damage to the state was thus compensated in full, the Moscow Region Investigative Committee indicated.
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