The Traktorozavodsky District Court of Chelyabinsk issued a verdict against a 37-year-old resident of the city, who, while working as an accountant for a commercial organization, stole 10.5 million rubles ($ 1.2 million). According to the press service of the Prosecutor’s Office of the Chelyabinsk Region, she was found guilty under Part 4 of Article 160 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (“Assignment”). She was sentenced to 4 years in a general regime colony.
“From 2016 to 2020, the defendant committed theft of funds entrusted to her in the total amount of over RUB 10.5 million through systematic transfers to her current account under the guise of wages,” the prosecutor’s office said.
The defendant fully pleaded guilty and said that she spent the stolen money on playing an online casino.