The Moscow region Prosecutor's office approved a change of custody on his own recognizance for a businessman Dmitry Zotov, told RIA Novosti press-Secretary of the Moscow interregional transport Prosecutor's office Yekaterina Korotkova.
"In connection with identified violations of the criminal procedural law at the request of the Moscow interregional transport Prosecutor's office changed the measure of restraint ex-Director General of PJSC "TransFin-M", accused of committing a crime under part 4 St. 159 criminal code (fraud in especially large size)", - said Korotkov.
A consequence decided to replace accused of fraud by businessman Dmitry Zotov arrest for recognizance not to leave, said the official representative of the Russian Ministry of internal Affairs of Irina Volk.
The "investigator of UT MVD Rossii po CFO made the decision to change the preventive measure to Dmitry Zotov, who is accused of committing a crime under part 4 of article 159 of the criminal code, on his own recognizance and appropriate behavior. This decision was made based on the guarantees authorized under the RF President on protection of entrepreneurs ' rights, as well as the position of the prosecution," said Wolf told reporters.
The former General Director of "TransFin-M" Dmitry Zotov had been detained in the framework of several criminal cases related to embezzlement from the company of cars worth about 3 billion rubles and falsification of documents, told RIA Novosti source familiar with the situation.
According to the interlocutor of Agency, criminal case against Zotov was opened in August 2019 under part 4 of article 159 of the criminal code. "All this time, Zotov hiding from the investigation, presumably in Europe. Yesterday he flew in a private Board in "Sheremetyevo", after which he was detained at the airport and taken to the investigating authorities for questioning," he added.