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MOSCOW, June 10 (Itar-Tass) - The prosecutor for the state demanded that Colonel Boris Miroshnikov be sentenced to 3 years and nine months in prison for attempted 12-million-rouble fraud. The investigator believes he is an accomplice of former director of the Expert legal support center Yekaterina Smetanova.
On Tuesday, Moscow's Preobrazhensky court reviewed a criminal case against Miroshnikov. The defendant pleaded guilty to designing a scheme to sell property in Samara on easy terms. When implementing the scheme, Miroshnikov won Smetanova's trust and obtained confidential data from her about the upcoming sale of four real estate facilities of the Voyentorg company. He planned to pass her six million roubles, according to the investigators.
Miroshnikov was detained immediately after receiving 12 million roubles. He confessed to the crime and signed a plea bargain agreement.
The prosecutor said the defendant had fully met the terms of the agreement.
"Miroshnikov provided full testimony which had considerable significance in the investigation. His testimony made groundwork for arraigning Smetanova in another criminal case," he said.
Later on Tuesday, the Preobrazhensky court is expected to review a criminal case against Alexander Ambarov, another suspected accomplice of Smetanova.