Deputy Head of Rosavtonadzor detained on corruption case
Investigators have established the involvement of Maxim Morgun in the case of bribery in the Department.
The investigation has detained the Deputy Head of the Department for road supervision in South, South-West and Central districts of the Rosavtonadzor (UGADN) in Moscow Maxim Morgun. He is suspected of involvement in the corruption case in the Ministry, ICR reported in a statement on its website.
Earlier, in the framework of the case there were arrested two officials of Rostransnadzor – the Head of the Rosavtonadzor in the Moscow region Igor Surzhik and the Moscow department inspector Artem Vysotsky. Investigators will apply on the arrest of three suspects, indicated in the report.
According to investigators, the UGADN officials patronized commercial entities involved in transportation for a cash reward. According to preliminary estimates, the total amount of the bribe is not less than 1.15 million rubles. The Main Investigation Department of the Investigative Committee in Moscow opened a criminal case under article Bribe-Taking (part 6, Art. 290 of the Criminal Code) and Bribe-Giving (part 5, Art. 291 of the Criminal Code). The Department held a number of searches, there have been interrogated more than 30 people.
The Moscow City Court sentenced Mikhail Maksimenko to 13 years of strict regime and a fine of 165 million rubles ($2.7m) within the case of bribes from representatives of the criminal world. The ICR Colonel denied his guilt, calling the case a frameup.