Magomed Suleimanov,

18 August 2018, 17:28

Dagestani official suspected of stealing 210 million roubles

Magomed Suleimanov, the head of the Dagestani Fund of Mandatory Medical Insurance was detained on suspicion of creating a criminal community and frauds with payments, the Investigating Committee of the Russian Federation (ICRF) has stated today.

The "Caucasian Knot" has reported that, according to a law enforcement source, Magomed Suleimanov was detained on August 17 at the Makhachkala Airport.

According to investigators, Suleimanov created a criminal community from among his subordinates and other persons. They received forged documents in private medical clinics; and through affiliated insurance companies the money of the fund was transferred to doctors for the services that were never provided. Insurance companies received false data about rendering medical care to 600 patients, already dead or left for the countries of Middle East, says the ICRF's message.

"Over the period from 2010 to 2018, they stole over 210 million roubles," investigators believe.

The case against Magomed Suleimanov was initiated under Part 3, Article 210 (creation of a criminal community using one's official position), and part 4, Article 159 (an especially large-scale fraud), of the Russian Criminal Code, the Dagestani Branch of the ICRF has reported today on its website.

This article was originally published on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’ on August 18, 2018 at 01:59 pm MSK. To access the full text of the article, click here.

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