Barnaul anti-corruption department head detained for bribe of $10.7 thousand
This money was part of the remuneration for refusing to initiate fraud cases against representatives of two companies.
Barnaul saw the Head of the Department for Reviewing Statements and Appeals from Citizens of the Economic Security and Anti-Corruption Department of the city Ministry of Internal Affairs being detained when receiving a large bribe, the press service of the regional department of the Investigative Committee reports. A criminal case was initiated under the article Bribe-Taking on an especially large scale (part 6 of Art. 290 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation). According to the portal Politsib.ru, this is about Andrey Abramov.
According to the investigation, on June 6, the police officer received 700 thousand rubles ($10.7 thousand) from a representative of two companies in Barnaul. This money was part of a bribe for no fraud cases against the leadership of these companies.
Immediately after the transfer of money, the police officer was caught red-handed by officers of the FSB of Russia for Altai Krai. If his guilt is proved, he faces dismissal from the internal affairs bodies. The management of the suspect will also be liable.
In 2018, the official became a founder of a fund that deals with shooting and entrapment of wild animals in a hunting sector he supervises. With that, the official did not report about it to his senior executives.