Details of FSB officers accused of bribe-taking detention disclosed
The investigation established that the detained employees of the Moscow FSB and the Moscow MIA organized a gang for the illegal registration of foreign citizens.
Two officers of the FSB Bezrukov and Komarov, as well as Deputy Head of the Internal Affairs Directorate for the North-East Administrative District Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia Vasiliev, who were detained in Moscow, created a stable group for the illegal registration of foreign citizens.
As reported by TASS, referring to a source close to the investigation in law enforcement agencies, FSB officer Komarov received money. Bezrukov ‘roofed’ their activity, since he held a high position in the FSB Department M. He also guaranteed the gang safety when taking bribes.
Deputy Head of the Internal Affairs Directorate for the North-East Administrative District Department of the Interior Ministry of the Russian Federation Vasiliev issued documents of foreign citizens when they were filed for migration registration.
All three received a large sum of money in the amount of 6 million rubles ($104.300) from Seidov and Karayev. As The CrimeRussia previously reported, the investigation suspected Bezrukov, Komarov and Vasiliev of committing unlawful acts. They were detained on March 20.
With respect to the siloviki, a criminal case has been initiated under part 6 of Art. 290 of the Criminal Code (Bribe-Taking on an especially large scale). Their apartments were searched.
CIS countries citizens were detained together with law enforcement officers. A case was initiated against them under part 5 of Art. 291 of the Criminal Code (Bribe-Giving on an especially large scale).
Ismail Efendiev is suspected of exceeding authority in connection with the investigation of cases of detained earlier former First Deputy Prime Minister Ramazan Aliyev and nephew of the former head of Dagestan Askhabali Abdulatipov. Searches are being conducted at Efendiev's office and house.
The disappearance of an elderly Muscovite, who owns three rooms on Ostozhenka Street, and her disabled son, worried the neighbors, but the police refused to initiate criminal proceedings on their application. Housing in the elite area of the capital in the meantime was re-registered to a resident of St. Petersburg, who introduced herself as their relative.