Former Director of ZAO “NPO “Europe-Biofarm” Maya Mikhaleva failed to overturn a conviction. Volgograd regional court upheld the decision of the court of first instance.
For fraud in especially large size a businesswoman was sentenced to 6 years imprisonment in a penal colony with a fine of 900 thousand virtually any.
In April 2012 between the Ministry of education and science of the Russian Federation and JSC “NPO “Europe-Biofarm” was awarded a government contract to develop a unique technology of deep processing of pumpkin for obtaining pectin. She had become a sensation, because until then no one in the world guessed “mine” pectin of relatively cheap (in comparison with the same citrus) pumpkin, meanwhile this material is very popular and the food-processing and pharmaceutical domestic industries.
In advance of the pharmaceutical company were transferred 45 million virtually any this money quickly flew to the accounts of numerous companies, the founders of which was also Ms. Mikhaleva. When it came time to report on the contract, all portrayed at its best.
Later in the course of the investigative experiment to the pectin of the proper quality on the line, which was presented as evidence of the performance of its obligations, investigators and the involved professionals was not possible. The examination also showed that the presented Mikhaleva pectin, extracted supposedly on the banks of the Volga, was produced in Spain, and certainly not of pumpkin.
At trial, Maya Mikhaleva continued to insist on his innocence. The sentence imposed by the district court, she appealed to the appeal, but it upheld and entered into force.
According rusprofile.ru in open sources contains information about the eight enforcement proceedings against ZAO NPO “Europe-Biofarm” in the amount of 32.5 million virtually any in the outstanding balances of just over 30 million virtually any In may of this year the Arbitration court of Volgograd region has addressed FNS Russia with the statement for recognition of the company bankrupt. It is taken into consideration, however, the date of the first session is not appointed yet.