From July 2008 to February 2012, the defendant, Li Ning, took advantage of his position as professor of the Agricultural University of China, director of the State Key Laboratory of Agricultural Biotechnology of the Agricultural University of China, head of the Li Ning Research Group of the College of Biology of the Agricultural University of China and the position of managing the funds for major national scientific and technological projects. The money was transferred to Li Ning's personally controlled accounts and used to invest in several companies.
The Songyuan Intermediate People's Court found that the defendant Li Ning and Zhang Lei used Li Ning's position to embezzle and defraud scientific research funds, the amount is particularly huge, Li Ning, Zhang Lei's behavior has constituted a crime of corruption. In view of the continuous adjustment of the management system of scientific research funds in recent years, according to the relevant provisions of the latest measures for the management of scientific research funds, combined with the principle of modesty of criminal law, according to the maximum proportion of indirect expenses at the disposal of Li Ning and Zhang Lei, the amount of 3.45 million yuan after the reduction may no longer be criminally evaluated, but the amount should still be regarded as illegal income, the defendant Li Ning, Zhang Lei embezzled more than 34.10 yuan. In the joint crime, li ning is the principal offender, has the legal heavier punishment circumstances, this case part of the stolen money has been recovered, li ning may be given a lighter punishment as appropriate; zhang lei is an accessory, and guilty of repentance, according to the law can reduce the punishment. The court then rendered the above-mentioned judgment.
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