Commercial entities bribe FSO General Lopyrev to get profitable contracts
The police found and confiscated 1 billion rubles in the general’s apartment. Lopyrev was escorted to the 94th Garrison Military Court of Moscow that will choose what pre-trial restrictions to impose on the suspect.
Svetlana Petrenko, the official spokesperson of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation, announced that a criminal case was opened against the general on the allegation of breaking Article 290, part 6 of the Russian Criminal Code (Bribe-Taking on an Especially Large Scale). The case is based on information provided by the Service.
It was pro-profit companies who gave him bribes; he helped them get the hold of profitable construction and repair works public contracts.
Lopyrev is accused of swindling concerned with land lots in the Krasnodar region, according to the Interfax media outlet.
The accused was escorted to the 94th Garrison Military Court of Moscow that will choose what pre-trial restrictions to impose on the suspect, according to his attorney.
The CrimeRussia has previously reported on General Gennady Lopyrev’s arrest on allegation of misappropriation on November 25 in Sochi. He was then escorted to Moscow for interrogation. Police confiscated a large sum of money from him upon arrest. Police found 1 billion rubles when searching the General’s apartment, according to Volga-Kaspy media outlet.