Deputy Head of Novy Urengoy MIA detained for bribery
He reportedly solicited 150.000 rubles ($2.600) promising not to scrutinize one of the town's companies.
Alexander Efimov, the Deputy Head of the town’s office of the Ministry of Internal Affairs in Novy Urengoy, has been detained on suspicion of bribe-taking, Ura.ru reported citing Elena Demyanova, the spokesperson of the ICR Investigation Department for the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug. A criminal case has been instituted against Efimov under part 3 of Art. 159 of the Criminal Code (Swindling committed by a person through his official position, as well as on a large scale).
According to the website nur24, Efimov solicited a bribe promising not to scrutinize OOO Sinergiya. The sources say his reward was 150.000 rubles ($2.600), while according to other sources, it was about 600.000 rubles ($10.430).
Currently, Efimov is in a temporary detention facility.
The income of the former Head and co-owner of Kolmar coal company for 2017 and the first three months of 2018 runs at 846 thousand rubles ($13.500). In late April, the authorities of the Kemerovo region reported that during the reporting period, Tsivilin did not earn a penny.
The lawyer of Marina Semynina, the civil-law wife of former Acting Head of the MIA General Administration for Economic Security and Combatting the Corruption (GUEBiPK) Department ‘T’ Dmitry Zakharchenko, who is accused of a number of corruption crimes, intends to sue the officers of the Federal Bailiff Service.
Irkutsk region Forestry Department deputy minister arrested for illegal woodcutting at nature reserve
Aleksey Tugi is one of the suspects investigated by the police for woodcutting at a nature reserve. The police also arrested people working for the Irkutsk Forest Protection Center and the Kazachinsko-Lensky Forestry. They allowed to cut down 116 hectares of the forest.