Accused of receiving $350.000 bribe Leningrad region ex-Prosecutor died in hospital
Stanislav Ivanov died of acute leukemia.
Accused of bribery former Prosecutor of the Leningrad region Stanislav Ivanov died in the hospital. Since the fall of 2016, Ivanov, despite investigating a criminal case against him, was in a medical facility where doctors diagnosed him with acute leukemia.
The lawyer of the former Prosecutor, Anatoly Pchelintsev, said that from the moment his client was appointed a preventive measures in the form of a recognizance not to leave in November 2016, his health did not change and was consistently heavy. All this time he was in the hospital, where he died.
As the CrimeRussia previously wrote, last autumn Stanislav Ivanov was accused of receiving bribes worth not less than 20 million rubles ($350.000). According to the preliminary investigation, from 2014 to 2016, Ivanov received monthly bribes in the form of cash in the amount of 500 thousand to 1 million rubles from the businessman, chairman of the board of directors of Managing Company for waste disposal of the Leningrad region JSC Alexey Varichev. For this money, the Prosecutor of the Leningrad region provided the businessman with a common patronage. Investigators also found that a businessman bought Ivanov a car and paid vacation abroad for his family.
The ex-Prosecutor of the Leningrad region recognized financial relations with Varichev, but assured that he took money in debt, which he gave in due time. Stanislav Ivanov did not admit his guilt.
Ivanov worked in the Prosecutor's Office since 1992. The post of the Prosecutor of the Leningrad region he held in 2014-2016. On October 21, 2016 Ivanov wrote a report on his resignation in the name of President Vladimir Putin. However, he was fired by the order of the Prosecutor General "for violating the oath of the Prosecutor and committing offenses that discredit the honor of the Prosecutor's employee."