A former managing employee of one of the state-owned joint-stock companies of the fuel and energy complex tried to sell information about expensive industrial technologies.
According to the Investigative Committee (IC), the intruder illegally obtained design documentation for devices intended for diagnostic work at oil industry facilities. After that, he offered his acquaintance an entrepreneur to purchase some of these materials for 400 million rubles. Meanwhile, experts estimate that the cost of these developments amounted to over 2 billion rubles.
“As a result of the complex of necessary operatively-search and investigative actions, criminal activity has been documented and suppressed, – said the official representative of the SC of Russia. – The suspect was detained red-handed immediately after he passed the design documentation to a third party and received payment for it”.
The threat of leakage of expensive topical technologies in the industrial sphere was identified and stopped by the Main Directorate for Investigation of Special Cases of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation together with the Directorate “P” of the Economic Security Service of the FSB of Russia. Based on this fact, the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation initiated a criminal case on the grounds of an offense under Part 3 of Article 183 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (illegal disclosure of information constituting a commercial secret committed out of self-interest).