Deputy public prosecutor of Tula, who supported gambling business, was freed of punishment.
The case referring to gambling business in Tula, was brought up once again due to amnestying of convicted deputy public prosecutor in honor of 70th anniversary of Victory Day.
The court hearing on abuse of authority by former deputy public prosecutor of Sovetskiy region in Tula, Grigory Morskoy, was held on 1th May of 2016. The man was found guilty.
Dismissed earlier for violation of prosecutor’s oath Morskoy was convicted to 1.5 years of suspended sentence. For one year, from 2013 to 2014, former prosecutor had been a benefactor for organized criminal group, which had the whole chain of illegal gambling places all over Tula: in flats, entertainment centers, basements.
According to investigators, turnover of these illegal activities during given period surpassed 50 mln rubles. Morskoy helped business owners escape responsibility. His involvement in illegal actions of gambling group uncovered during search operations done by Tula’s Federal Security Service personnel.
The retired security official and two of his subordinates are suspected of an attempt to receive 31.5 million rubles ($470,610) from a construction company for its participation in the corporation’s tender.
Early in August, criminal ‘authority’ Yuri Esin a.k.a. Samosval (Dump Truck) has been detained in Moscow. In the 1990s he had a reputation of the ‘godfather’ of ‘Russian mafia’ in Italy and faced 75 years behind bars. The CrimeRussia was figuring out how could the 67-year-old criminal ‘authority’ having close ties with many thieves-in-law escape the Italian justice 20 years ago and avoid any issues with the Russian law enforcement authorities up until his recent arrest.