Irkutsk Deputy mayor arrested for 2 months over 2.5-mln-rub bribe
In the Irkutsk region, First Deputy Mayor of Kazachinsko-Lensky district of the Irkutsk region Artem Amosov has been arrested for 2 months. He is suspected of bribe-taking. No measure of restraint has been selected for Mayor Aleksandr Abramenko, detained along with him.
According to the press service of the ICR Investigations Directorate for the Irkutsk region, the election of a preventive measure for Mayor of the Lensky district Aleksandr Abramenko has been postponed.
As previously reported by the CrimeRussia, Mayor of Kazachinsko-Lensky district Aleksandr Abramenko and his deputy Artem Amosov were detained taking a large-scale bribe in the Irkutsk region on February 3 as part of a joint operation of the ICR and the Federal Security Service. As a result of search in Amosov's apartment, a large amount of cash (2,575,000 rubles) was seized. According to investigation, the officials had received the money for signing acceptance certificates under the municipal contract for the construction of "New solid waste landfill in Kazachinsko-Lensky region."
The regional ICR has initiated a criminal case on the elements of crime provided for in part 2 of Art. 290 of the Russian Criminal Code (Bribe-taking on an Especially Large Scale).
Accountant of psychoneurological dispensary governed by wife of Nizhnevartovsk Mayor locked up in mental health institution. She could be aware of financial frauds
A broken door, people in medical uniform, sirens – this is how a Monday evening has ended for a female resident of Nizhnevartovsk. A medical crew arrived to the former accountant of the municipal psychoneurological dispensary and forcibly took the woman to the mental health institution. The bookkeeper could be aware of financial frauds committed in the dispensary whose Chief Physician is the wife of the Nizhnevartovsk Mayor. The investigators have questions to all participants of the incident. The CrimeRussia was figuring out who could be interested in the emergency hospitalization of the accountant.
According to Sobesednik, in 2014, the President’s former guard and Governor of Tula region got an apartment in a block near the Pushkin museum. Similar apartment in the same block was up for sale for 1 billion rubles ($15 million).