On May, 2nd the Office of Public Prosecutor of the Amur area brought a charge against the governor Leonid Korotkov in abusing official powers, excess of official powers and negligence (item 2, article 285, item 2, article 286 and item 1, article 293 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation). The State Office of Public Prosecutor estimates damage to the budget of the Amur area which appeared as a result of Korotkov's illegal activity in 123 million roubles. According to the inquest, as a result of Korotkov's illegal activity during the years 2003-2006 average selling tariff for electric and thermal energy for the consumers was illegally increased on the territory of the area. The increase of the tariff occurred because expenditures connected with football club "Amur" in the sum 41 million roubles were included in it. Besides the governor bought road techniques and two automobile cars from "Torgfinance", Ltd for the sum of 40 million roubles, thus at the prices which exceeded their average market price.