Investigators have carried out searches in the houses and an office of high-ranking officials of the Orenburg city administration on suspicion of fraud over apartments intended for orphaned children.
Searches have been conducted at the premises of the deputy head of the Urban Construction Department, Sergei Brenev, the Deputy Head of Land Relations, Sergei Makeev, the “Avtoportal” LLC leadership and a number of other entrepreneurs.
All documents seized have been forwarded to an expert. A criminal investigation over housing construction for orphaned children is underway.
At present, two criminal cases have been initiated against the city administration’s officials suspected of negligence, and against “Avtoportal” LLC’s top managers charged with money laundering.